TXT is a DNS record, containing information in human-readable form for external sources to gain info about a particular Internet domain or subdomain. In the most common scenario, this sort of record is employed to prove that you own a domain name in case you are trying to add it to an online search engine or to some website traffic analytics platform. Considering that only the Internet domain owner/administrator can add custom DNS records, the TXT record functions as a proof of ownership for the business providing the service. Another popular use for this sort of records is the email SPF (Sender Policy Framework) protection, that makes sure that an e-mail address shall not be spoofed and that others will not get unsolicited mail from allegedly your mailbox. The TXT record contains information about the mail server where your online messages arrive from and serves as validation that it is a reliable one. Because there are no restrictions regarding the content of this sort of a record, you can add any other information also.

TXT Records in Website Hosting

When you have a website hosting account and you want to set up a TXT record for any reason for a domain address or a subdomain hosted inside it, you will be able to do it with only a few clicks in your Hepsia CP. The new record is going to be live soon after that, so a search engine, for instance, can pick it up to validate that you are the owner of a particular web site in just a few minutes. You can set up the TXT record using the DNS Records section of your Control Panel in which you will also find all the other records for your domain addresses. All you will need to do shall be to select the domain name or subdomain and the record type via drop-down menus, input the text content and save the change. If you are not sure what you should do, you should also check our step-by-step guide, which you will find in the Help section of your account, or you could also contact our tech support to assist you with the creation of the new record.

TXT Records in Semi-dedicated Hosting

The custom-built Hepsia website hosting CP, provided with our Linux semi-dedicated hosting packages, will permit you to set up a new TXT record very fast and with no issues. It is extremely user-friendly and comes with a section committed to the DNS records of your Internet domain names, so as soon as you sign in and go there, you could choose the needed domain address or subdomain from a drop-down list, choose "TXT" as the type of your new record and type in the content which you want to be the actual text associated with the domain name. You can find a comprehensive step-by-step guide inside the Control Panel as well and the new record shall be running soon after you create it, so if you want it for site confirmation, for instance, simply wait for a bit and then start off the verification process with the online search engine in which you are adding your site. If you have any questions concerning the TXT records, our seasoned technical support team is going to be available 24/7 to help you.