A TXT record is text in free, human-readable form, that's associated with a domain name as a DNS record for one purpose or other. The most widespread use of a TXT record is to add your website to an Internet search engine or to an analytics platform, which provides details about the traffic to your site. Creating this kind of a record works as verification that you're the domain address owner and they will supply the content you need to include as the value when you create the record. Another purpose of a TXT record is to validate that an e-mail message is sent by the Internet domain owner and from a trusted server - this is the so-called SPF security, that helps prevent any electronic address set up under your domain name to be forged and unauthorized individuals to send out junk mail making it look like it was mailed from your own mailbox. You may include any other info that you'd like to be associated with your domain address in a TXT record as well.
TXT Records in Shared Web Hosting
When you have a shared web hosting account and you need to set up a TXT record for any reason for an Internet domain or a subdomain hosted within it, you will be able to do that with only a few mouse clicks in the Hepsia Control Panel. The new record is going to 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 Internet site in just a few minutes. You can set up the TXT record using the DNS Records section of your Control Panel where you shall also find all other records for your domain addresses. All you will have to do shall be to choose the domain address or subdomain and also the record type via drop-down menus, enter the text content and save the change. If you're not sure how to proceed, you may also check our step-by-step guide, which you can find in the Help section of your account, or you could 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 Control Panel, included with our semi-dedicated plans, will enable you to set up a new TXT record right away and with no troubles. It is rather user-friendly and comes with a section dedicated to the DNS records of your domain names, so as soon as you sign in and go there, you could pick the required domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, select "TXT" as the type of the new record and type in the content you want to be the actual text associated with the domain name. You'll find an in depth step-by-step guide in the Control Panel as well and the new record shall be operating right after you create it, so if you need it for website validation, for example, just wait for a bit and then begin the verification process with the Internet search engine where you're adding your site. Should you have any questions regarding the TXT records, our seasoned technical support team will be available 24/7 to aid you.