TXT is a DNS record, containing information in human-readable form for external sources to gain information regarding a particular domain name or subdomain. In the most common case, this kind of record is used to prove that you own a domain name if you are trying to add it to an Internet search engine or to some website traffic analytics platform. As just the domain address owner/administrator is able to add custom DNS records, the TXT record works as a verification of ownership for the business supplying the service. Another popular use for this kind of records is the e mail SPF (Sender Policy Framework) protection, which helps to ensure that a particular email address will not be spoofed and that others will not get spam from allegedly your mailbox. The TXT record includes details about the mail server where your electronic messages come from and functions as proof that it's a dependable one. Since there are no rules concerning the content of this type of a record, you can add any other info also.

TXT Records in Shared Web Hosting

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

TXT Records in Semi-dedicated Servers

The custom-built Hepsia website hosting Control Panel, which comes with our semi-dedicated hosting plans, allows you to create a new TXT record in no time and with no troubles. It's very user-friendly and features a section dedicated to the DNS records of your Internet domain names, so after you sign in and navigate to there, you are able to choose the needed domain name or subdomain from a drop-down list, choose "TXT" as the type of the new record and input the content that you'd like to be the actual text associated with the Internet domain. You will find a comprehensive step-by-step guide inside the CP as well and the new record will be running shortly after you create it, so if you want it for website confirmation, for example, simply wait for a bit and then start off the verification process with the Internet search engine where you are adding your website. In case you have any questions regarding the TXT records, our knowledgeable technical support team will be available 24/7 to assist you.