TXT is a DNS record, that contains information in human-readable form for external sources to obtain info about a particular domain or subdomain. In the most common case, such a record is employed to prove that you own a domain name in case you're trying to add it to a search engine or to some traffic analytics platform. Considering that only the domain owner/administrator is able to add custom DNS records, the TXT record works as a verification of ownership for the firm supplying the service. Another popular use for this sort of records is the e mail SPF (Sender Policy Framework) security, that makes sure that a particular email address won't be spoofed and that others will not receive spam from allegedly your mailbox. The TXT record features info about the mail server where your online messages originate from and functions as validation that it's a dependable one. As there are no rules concerning the content of such a record, you can add any other information also.

TXT Records in Shared Website Hosting

When you have a shared website hosting account and you need to set up a TXT record for any reason for a domain address or a subdomain hosted inside it, you'll be able to achieve that with just a few clicks in the Hepsia CP. The new record shall be functioning right after that, so a search engine, for instance, can pick it up to validate that you're the owner of a given web site in just minutes. You can set up the TXT record through the DNS Records section of your Control Panel where you will also find all of the other records for your domain names. All you will have to do will be to select the domain name or subdomain as well as the record type via drop-down menus, input the text content and save the change. If you are not sure what to do, you could also check out our step-by-step guide, which you'll discover in the Help section of your account, or you can also contact our technical support to assist you with the creation of the new record.