A TXT record is text in free, human-readable form, which is associated with a domain name as a DNS record for one purpose or another. The most common use of a TXT record is to add your web site to an online search engine or to an analytics platform, which provides details about the targeted traffic to your web site. Setting up this kind of a record functions as proof that you are the domain name owner and they will 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 email message is sent by the Internet domain owner and from a reliable web server - this is the so-called SPF protection, that prevents any electronic address set up under your domain name to be forged and unauthorized individuals to send spam making it appear like it was sent from your own mailbox. You can include any other information which you want to be associated with your domain name in a TXT record as well.

TXT Records in Shared Hosting

When you have a shared hosting account and you need to set up a TXT record for any reason for a domain address or a subdomain hosted in it, you'll be able to accomplish this with only a few mouse clicks inside your Hepsia Control Panel. The new record shall be live soon after that, so a search engine, for instance, can pick it up to confirm that you're the owner of a particular website in a matter of minutes. You can set up the TXT record from the DNS Records section of your Control Panel in which you will also find all other records for your domains. All you will need to do shall be to pick the domain name or subdomain and also the record type via drop-down menus, enter the text content and save the change. If you're not sure what you should do, you may also check our step-by-step guide, which you'll discover in the Help section of your account, or you can also get in touch with our technical support to help you with the creation of the new record.

TXT Records in Semi-dedicated Servers

The custom-built Hepsia web hosting CP, which comes with all our semi-dedicated plans, will permit you to create a new TXT record right away and without any complications. It's very user-friendly and features a section devoted to the DNS records of your domain addresses, so once you sign in and go there, you are able to select the needed domain name or subdomain from a drop-down list, pick out "TXT" as the type of your new record and input the content you want to be the actual text associated with the domain. You will find an in depth step-by-step guide inside the Control Panel also and the new record will be operational immediately after you create it, so if you want it for web site validation, for example, simply wait for a bit and then commence the verification procedure with the Internet search engine in which you are adding your website. In case you have questions regarding the TXT records, our professional technical support team will be available 24/7 to assist you.