TXT is a DNS record, that contains data in human-readable form for external sources to obtain info about a particular Internet domain or subdomain. In the most common scenario, this type of record is employed to prove that you own a domain in case you're trying to add it to an online search engine or to some site traffic analytics platform. As just the domain name owner/administrator is able to add custom DNS records, the TXT record serves as a verification of ownership for the firm providing the service. Another popular use for this sort of records is the e-mail SPF (Sender Policy Framework) protection, which makes sure that an email address shall not be spoofed and that people will not receive spam from allegedly your mailbox. The TXT record contains info about the mail server where your online messages arrive from and serves as proof that it is a trusted one. As there are no regulations about the content of this type of a record, you can add any other info as well.

TXT Records in Hosting

All it takes to set up a new TXT record on our end is a few clicks within the Hepsia hosting Control Panel, so if you use a hosting account from our company, you can set up the record via a very user-friendly interface even if you have never done this before. Once you log in to your Control Panel, you will have to visit the DNS Records section using which you can manage all records associated with your domain names and subdomains, click on the New button and in the pop-up which will appear, simply select the hostname and the type (TXT) from drop-down menus and type the text you need for the record. We also have a comprehensive Help article, but if you aren't sure how to proceed, our 24/7 tech support can help you and set up the required record for you. The latter shall be operating within the hour, so if you're verifying your site, for example, you can ask the search engine to check your website again soon after the record has been set up.