A TXT record is text in free, human-readable form, which is associated with a domain address as a DNS record for one purpose or other. The most widespread use of a TXT record is to add your site to an online search engine or to an analytics platform, which provides information about the traffic to your Internet site. Creating this type of a record works as proof that you are the domain name owner and they'll supply the content that you ought to include as the value when you create the record. Another purpose of a TXT record is to validate that an email message is sent by the domain owner and from a trusted web server - this is the so-called SPF security, that prevents any electronic address set up under your domain name to be forged and unauthorized individuals to send out junk e-mail making it look like it was mailed from your own mailbox. You can include any other information you want to be associated with your domain address in a TXT record as well.

TXT Records in Hosting

If you have a hosting account and you need to set up a TXT record for any reason for a domain address or a subdomain hosted within it, you will be able to accomplish this with a few clicks inside the Hepsia CP. The new record shall be live immediately after that, so a search engine, for example, can pick it up to validate that you're the owner of a particular website in a matter of minutes. You can create the TXT record in the DNS Records section of your Control Panel where you shall also find all other records for your domains. All you will need to do will be to choose the Internet domain or subdomain and also the record type through drop-down menus, type the text content and save the change. If you aren't sure what to do, you should also check out our step-by-step guide, which you will find in the Help section of your account, or you can get in touch with our technical support to help you with the creation of the new record.