TXT is a DNS record, that contains data in human-readable form for external sources to gain info about a particular domain name or subdomain. In the most common scenario, this kind of record is employed to prove that you own a domain if you are trying to add it to an online search engine or to some website traffic analytics platform. As only the domain address owner/administrator can add custom DNS records, the TXT record functions as a proof of ownership for the corporation providing the service. Another popular use for this kind of records is the email SPF (Sender Policy Framework) security, which ensures that an email address won't be spoofed and that individuals will not get junk e-mail from allegedly your mailbox. The TXT record includes information about the mail server where your online messages originate from and functions as validation that it is a trusted one. Because there are no restrictions about the content of this type of a record, you could add any other info also.

TXT Records in Shared Web Hosting

When you have a shared web hosting account and you want to set up a TXT record for any purpose for a domain address or a subdomain hosted within it, you'll be able to do that with only a few clicks in your Hepsia CP. The new record will be active right after that, so a search engine, for instance, can pick it up to confirm that you're the owner of a particular site in just minutes. You can set up the TXT record in the DNS Records section of your Control Panel in which you shall also find all of the other records for your domains. All you will have to do will be to pick the domain or subdomain as well as the record type from drop-down menus, input the text content and save the change. If you are not sure what you should do, you may also check our step-by-step guide, which you could find in the Help section of your account, or you can also contact our tech support to help you out with the creation of the new record.

TXT Records in Semi-dedicated Servers

The custom-built Hepsia web hosting CP, provided with all of our semi-dedicated servers, will permit you to set up a new TXT record in no time and without any difficulties. It is quite user-friendly and comes with a section devoted to the DNS records of your domain addresses, so as soon as you sign in and go there, you can select the needed Internet domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, pick "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 address. There is also a comprehensive step-by-step guide inside the CP as well and the new record shall be running shortly after you create it, so if you want it for site verification, for example, simply wait for a bit and then begin the verification procedure with the Internet search engine in which you are adding your website. If you have questions regarding the TXT records, our seasoned tech support team will be available 24/7 to assist you.