TXT is a DNS record, which contains data in human-readable form for external sources to obtain info about a certain domain name or subdomain. In the most common scenario, this sort of record is employed to prove that you own a domain in case you are trying to add it to a search engine or to some web traffic analytics platform. Due to the fact that just the domain owner/administrator is able to add custom DNS records, the TXT record functions as a verification of ownership for the firm supplying the service. Another popular use for this kind of records is the email SPF (Sender Policy Framework) protection, which makes sure that a particular email address shall 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 digital messages originate from and functions as confirmation that it is a trusted one. Since there are no rules about the content of this kind of a record, you can add any other info also.
TXT Records in Shared Web Hosting
All it takes to create a new TXT record on our end is just a few clicks in the Hepsia web hosting CP, so if you employ a shared web hosting account from our company, you shall be able to set up the record through a very user-friendly interface even though you may have never done this before. Once you log in to your Control Panel, you'll need to go to the DNS Records section through which you can manage all the records related to your domain names 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 require for the record. We also have a comprehensive Help article, but if you are not sure what you should do, our 24/7 technical support can assist you and set up the necessary record for you. The latter will be operating within the hour, in case you are validating your web site, for example, you may ask the search engine to check your website again right after the record has been created.