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DNS Record - Connecting MailChimp to Domain

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Site URL: https://extremecommunitymakeover.org

I am working on connecting my custom domain to MailChimp. I have been given the CNAME & A Record information. However, when I go to add these to my squarespace DNS settings. 

However, keep getting Error message: DNS Record Conflict. I have gone through trying to identify the conflicts, looking for similar types of records or records with data that might conflict. I don't see it. 

Mailchimp instructions states the following for CNAME & A Records:

  • Copy the following value into the CNAME record named www for extremecommunitymakeover.org. If this record does not exist in your DNS settings, create it.  Do I replace the current CNAME on with the one they provide? 
  • Copy the following IP address into the A record for extremecommunitymakeover.org. If there is already an IP address in an existing A record, replace it with the one we provide. I have four A record IP addresses - do I remove the all and add the new record? 

Screenshots of the DNS Records are attached. 

Really looking forward to some help and advice. TIA


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Hi theRooRoo,

The hostname is wrong. You should only use


instead of k2._domainkey.extremecomunitymakeover.org

the same for k3.....

www should be left as it is in the picture you posted. I assume here you want to connect mailchimp for what they call "Email Domains".

I hope it helps!


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