Beginner’s Level issue:
Didn’t see this addressed in the Forum so am offering my experience here. The Webflow video, charming and funny as it is, didn’t quite cover everything. I did successfully point my domain (hosted at name.com) to Webflow by changing the 2 A-types and the CNAME, but not the MX. The transfer worked great and happened immediately. Hoo ha!
Then however, I discovered that while my outgoing emails from this domain account continued to send fine, I no longer received emails in its inbox.
The name.com support desk sent me this:
If you are using your hosting for email only, and your A records (for hosting your website) are pointing somewhere else, you will need slightly different DNS records. You will need to modify
and add a new A type:
| A | mail.smallwhisky.com | [your hosting IP address] | 300 | N/A
Your hosting IP address can be found in the web hosting dashboard.