TXT is a DNS record, that contains info in human-readable form for external sources to get information about a certain domain or subdomain. In the most common situation, this kind of record is employed to prove that you own a domain name if you're trying to add it to a search engine or to some website traffic analytics platform. Due to the fact that just the Internet domain owner/administrator is able to add custom DNS records, the TXT record serves as a verification of ownership for the company supplying the service. Another popular use for this kind of records is the email SPF (Sender Policy Framework) protection, which makes sure that a particular email address shall not be spoofed and that individuals will not receive unsolicited mail from allegedly your mailbox. The TXT record includes info about the mail server where your electronic messages come from and serves as confirmation that it is a reliable one. Because there are no standards concerning the content of this type of a record, you can add any other info also.

TXT Records in Shared Website Hosting

All it takes to set up a new TXT record on our end is simply a few clicks within the Hepsia hosting CP, so if you employ a shared website hosting account from our company, you'll be able to create the record using a very user-friendly interface even when you have never done such a thing before. When you log in to your CP, you will have to visit the DNS Records section where you can handle all the records relevant to your Internet domain names and subdomains, click the New button and in the pop-up that will show up, simply select the hostname and the type (TXT) from drop-down menus and input the text you require for the record. We also have a detailed Help article, but if you are not sure what you should do, our 24/7 tech support can help you and create the necessary record for you. The latter will be working within the hour, so if you're validating your site, for instance, you can ask the search engine to check your website again soon after the record has been set up.