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  1. You need the logo file in the SVG format. To know in detail the steps to convert your logo in SVG format, you can refer to the documentation here.
  2. Go to the DNS hosting provider and create a new record.
  3. To add the host value, you need to enter the value. Consider for example default._bimi.example.com. The hosting provider will then append the domain/subdomain for the value that you have provided.
  4. After adding the value, you need to select the type of DNS record from the dropdown list. A BIMI record is a type of TXT DNS record. So make sure you select the “TXT” option from the dropdown list.
  5. You need to add the value information. The two required tag value pairs that are necessary to be present on every BIMI record: v and L.
    1. The only tag-value pair for v (version) is v = BIMI1.
    2. Confirm the L (location) tag is present and followed by a full URL of your logo using HTTPS (where L is lowercase L).
  6. Click on the “Save Record Set” button so you can generate your new BIMI record.
  7. You need to also test your BIMI record to check the record you just created follows proper syntax. You can visit here to run a BIMI record check.

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