A TXT record is text in free, human-readable form, that's associated with a domain as a DNS record for one purpose or other. The most frequent use of a TXT record is to add your website to a search engine or to an analytics platform, which offers info about the traffic to your web site. Creating this type of a record serves as verification that you are the domain owner and they'll supply the content that you ought to include as the value when you create the record. Another application of a TXT record is to verify that an e mail message is sent by the Internet domain owner and from a reliable hosting server - this is the so-called SPF protection, which helps prevent any electronic address set up under your domain name to be forged and unauthorized individuals to send junk mail making it look like it was sent from your own mailbox. You can include any other info which you want to be associated with your domain name in a TXT record as well.

TXT Records in Website Hosting

If you have a website hosting account and you want to create a TXT record for any reason for a domain address or a subdomain hosted inside it, you will be able to do that with only a few clicks in the Hepsia CP. The new record shall be live right after that, so a search engine, for example, can pick it up to validate that you are the owner of a given Internet site within a few minutes. You can create the TXT record through the DNS Records section of your CP where you shall also find all the other records for your domains. All you will need to do shall be to choose the Internet domain or subdomain and also the record type from drop-down menus, type the text content and save the change. If you're not sure how to handle it, you should also check out our step-by-step guide, which you'll discover in the Help section of your account, or you could also contact our tech support team to help you with the creation of the new record.