A TXT record is text in free, human-readable form, that's associated with a domain name as a DNS record for one purpose or another. The most common use of a TXT record is to add your site to an Internet search engine or to an analytics platform, that provides info about the targeted traffic to your website. Creating this type of a record functions as confirmation that you are the domain owner and they'll supply the content that you ought to include as the value when you set up the record. Another purpose of a TXT record is to verify that an e mail message is sent by the domain owner and from a trusted hosting server - this is the so-called SPF security, which prevents any electronic address created under your domain to be forged and unauthorized people to send junk e-mail making it look like it was sent from your own mailbox. You could add any other information which you want to be associated with your domain in a TXT record as well.
TXT Records in Web Hosting
If you have a web hosting account and you would like to set up a TXT record for any purpose for a domain name or a subdomain hosted inside it, you will be able to do that with just a few clicks in the Hepsia Control Panel. The new record will be live immediately after that, so a search engine, for example, can pick it up to verify that you're the owner of a particular site in just minutes. You can create the TXT record through the DNS Records section of your CP in which you will also find all other records for your domains. All you will need to do will be to choose the domain or subdomain and also the record type through drop-down menus, type the text content and save the change. If you are not sure how to proceed, you should also check out our step-by-step guide, which you could discover in the Help section of your account, or you can also contact our technical support to help you with the creation of the new record.
TXT Records in Semi-dedicated Hosting
The custom-built Hepsia website hosting CP, included with all our semi-dedicated hosting, allows you to create a new TXT record very quickly and without any complications. It is extremely user-friendly and has a section devoted to the DNS records of your Internet domain names, so when you sign in and navigate to there, you can select the needed Internet domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, choose "TXT" as the type of your new record and enter the content you want to be the actual text associated with the Internet domain. You'll find an in depth step-by-step guide inside the CP as well and the new record is going to be running shortly after you create it, so if you need it for website verification, for example, you can just wait for a bit and then start the verification procedure with the Internet search engine where you're adding your site. If you have questions regarding the TXT records, our skilled tech support team shall be available 24/7 to assist you.