TXT is a DNS record, containing data in human-readable form for external sources to get information regarding a specific domain or subdomain. In the most common scenario, this kind of record is used to prove that you own a domain name in case you're trying to add it to an Internet search engine or to some web traffic analytics platform. Considering that just the domain address owner/administrator can add custom DNS records, the TXT record serves as a proof of ownership for the firm offering the service. Another popular use for this kind of records is the e-mail SPF (Sender Policy Framework) protection, that helps to ensure that an e-mail address isn’t spoofed and that others will not receive junk e-mail from allegedly your mailbox. The TXT record contains information about the mail server where your digital messages arrive from and serves as confirmation that it is a dependable one. As there are no regulations regarding the content of such a record, you could add any other info as well.

TXT Records in Hosting

Our custom Hepsia CP allows you to handle the DNS records of any domain or subdomain accommodated inside a hosting account effortlessly, so if you would like to set up a new TXT record for any of them, it will not take you more than a few seconds to do that. Through a really user-friendly point-and-click interface, you'll simply have to pick one of your domains or subdomains from a drop-down options menu, choose TXT for the type through a second menu, and then input the actual content inside a box. This is done within the DNS Records section of Hepsia and shortly after you are all set, the new record is going to be active. If you'd like to validate your site with Google, for instance, you will simply have to log in to your account with them several minutes later and ask them to check your Internet domain or subdomain. It doesn't take more time for a TXT record to go live if you need it for any other reason.

TXT Records in Semi-dedicated Servers

The custom-built Hepsia web hosting CP, included with all of our Linux semi-dedicated servers, will allow you to set up a new TXT record very fast and with no problems. It is rather user-friendly and features a section dedicated to the DNS records of your Internet domain names, so when you sign in and navigate to there, you could pick the required domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, choose "TXT" as the type of the new record and enter the content which you want to be the actual text associated with the domain name. There is also a comprehensive step-by-step guide inside the CP also and the new record shall be working immediately after you create it, so if you require it for site verification, for instance, just wait for a bit and then start the verification procedure with the Internet search engine in which you are adding your site. If you have any questions concerning the TXT records, our experienced tech support team shall be available 24/7 to assist you.