TXT is a DNS record, containing information in human-readable form for external sources to obtain information about a specific domain name or subdomain. In the most common scenario, this kind of record is employed to prove that you own a domain name if you are trying to add it to an Internet search engine or to some traffic analytics platform. Since just the domain owner/administrator can add custom DNS records, the TXT record serves as a verification of ownership for the company providing the service. Another popular use for this kind of records is the email SPF (Sender Policy Framework) security, that helps to ensure that an email address shall not be spoofed and that individuals will not get unsolicited mail from allegedly your mailbox. The TXT record features information about the mail server where your electronic messages come from and functions as confirmation that it is a reliable one. Since there are no restrictions about the content of this kind of a record, you can include any other info also.

TXT Records in Website Hosting

When you have a website hosting account and you want to set up a TXT record for any reason for a domain or a subdomain hosted within it, you'll be able to do it with a few mouse clicks inside the Hepsia Control Panel. The new record is going to be active shortly after that, so a search engine, for instance, can pick it up to confirm that you're the owner of a given web site in just minutes. You can create the TXT record using the DNS Records section of your Control Panel where you will also find all the other records for your domain addresses. All you will need to do will be to choose the domain name or subdomain and the record type from drop-down menus, input the text content and save the change. If you aren't sure how to proceed, you can even check our step-by-step guide, which you'll discover in the Help section of your account, or you can also contact our tech support to help you with the creation of the new record.