A TXT record is text in free, human-readable form, which is associated with a domain address as a DNS record for one purpose or another. The most popular use of a TXT record is to add your website to an Internet search engine or to an analytics platform, that offers information about the targeted traffic to your website. Creating this sort of a record functions as verification that you are the domain owner and they will supply the content that you ought to include as the value when you set up the record. Another application of a TXT record is to validate that an e-mail message is sent by the domain owner and from a reliable server - this is the so-called SPF security, that helps prevent any electronic address created under your domain name to be forged and unauthorized individuals to send unsolicited mail making it appear like it was sent from your own mailbox. You may include any other information which you want to be associated with your domain address in a TXT record as well.

TXT Records in Shared Website Hosting

If you have a shared website hosting account and you want to create a TXT record for any purpose for a domain name or a subdomain hosted within it, you'll be able to do that with a few clicks inside your Hepsia Control Panel. The new record will be active immediately after that, so a search engine, for instance, can pick it up to verify that you're the owner of a given website within a few minutes. You can set up the TXT record through the DNS Records section of your CP where you will also find all the other records for your domain names. All you will need to do will be to choose the Internet domain or subdomain and the record type from drop-down menus, type the text content and save the change. If you aren't sure how to proceed, you may also check out our step-by-step guide, which you can find in the Help section of your account, or you can also get in touch with our tech support team to aid you with the creation of the new record.

TXT Records in Semi-dedicated Hosting

The custom-built Hepsia web hosting Control Panel, provided with all of our Linux semi-dedicated hosting packages, will enable you to set up a new TXT record very quickly and with no troubles. It's very user-friendly and includes a section devoted to the DNS records of your domain names, so after you sign in and go there, you could select the needed domain name or subdomain from a drop-down list, pick out "TXT" as the type of the new record and input the content that you'd like to be the actual text associated with the domain. You will find a comprehensive step-by-step guide in the CP as well and the new record shall be running shortly after you create it, so if you want it for site confirmation, for example, simply wait for a bit and then start off the verification process with the search engine in which you are adding your website. Should you have questions about the TXT records, our seasoned tech support team shall be available 24/7 to assist you.