Mail Exchange (MX) records are a unique type of entry in the Domain Name System (DNS). Thanks to DNS records, when you receive an email for a custom address, the system knows precisely where to route it. As such, setting them correctly and changing them when needed is a task that should be given care and attention.
In this article, we’ll first talk a little a bit about what MX records are. Then, we’ll show you two ways to set them up – through your registrar or control panel.