TXT is a DNS record, that contains info in human-readable form for external sources to get information about a specific Internet domain or subdomain. In the most common situation, this type of record is used to prove that you own a domain in case you are trying to add it to an online search engine or to some website traffic analytics platform. Considering that just the domain name owner/administrator can add custom DNS records, the TXT record works as a proof of ownership for the business supplying the service. Another popular use for this sort of records is the e-mail SPF (Sender Policy Framework) security, that ensures that a particular email address won't be spoofed and that people will not get unsolicited mail from allegedly your mailbox. The TXT record features details about the mail server where your electronic messages come from and functions as confirmation that it is a dependable one. Because there are no regulations about the content of this type of a record, you can add any other info as well.

TXT Records in Shared Hosting

All it takes to create a new TXT record on our end is just a few clicks within the Hepsia website hosting CP, so if you employ a shared hosting account from our company, you are able to set up the record via a very user-friendly interface even when you have never done this before. As you sign in to your CP, you'll have to head to the DNS Records section using which you can control all of the records associated with your domains and subdomains, click the New button and in the pop-up that shall show up, simply pick the hostname and the type (TXT) from drop-down menus and enter the text you need for the record. We also have an in depth Help article, but if you aren't sure what you should do, our 24/7 tech support team will help you and create the needed record for you. The latter is going to be operating within the hour, so if you're validating your web site, for instance, you can ask the search engine to check your website again right after the record has been created.