TXT is a DNS record, containing information in human-readable form for external sources to get information regarding a particular Internet domain or subdomain. In the most common situation, such a record is used to prove that you own a domain name in case you're trying to add it to a search engine or to some website traffic analytics platform. Due to the fact that just the domain owner/administrator is able to add custom DNS records, the TXT record works as a proof of ownership for the business offering the service. Another popular use for this sort of records is the e mail SPF (Sender Policy Framework) protection, that makes sure that an e-mail address shall not be spoofed and that others will not get spam from allegedly your mailbox. The TXT record includes info about the mail server where your electronic messages arrive from and functions as validation that it is a trusted one. Since there are no rules regarding the content of this sort of a record, you can include any other info also.

TXT Records in Shared Hosting

All it takes to create a new TXT record on our end is only a few clicks inside the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel, so if you employ a shared hosting account from our company, you'll be able to set up the record using a very user-friendly interface even when you have never done this before. Once you log in to your Control Panel, you will have to head to the DNS Records section where you can manage all the records associated with your domains and subdomains, click the New button and in the pop-up that will appear, simply choose the hostname and the type (TXT) from drop-down menus and enter the text you need for the record. We also have a comprehensive Help article, but if you are not sure what to do, our 24/7 tech support team can assist you and create the necessary record for you. The latter is going to be active within the hour, so if you are validating your site, for instance, you can ask the search engine to check your site again shortly after the record has been set up.