TXT is a DNS record, containing data in human-readable form for external sources to obtain information regarding a particular Internet domain or subdomain. In the most common situation, such a record is employed to prove that you own a domain name in case you're trying to add it to a search engine or to some website traffic analytics platform. Due to the fact that only the domain owner/administrator can add custom DNS records, the TXT record works as a verification of ownership for the company providing the service. Another popular use for this type of records is the e mail SPF (Sender Policy Framework) security, that helps to ensure that a particular email address shall not be spoofed and that others will not receive junk mail from allegedly your mailbox. The TXT record features details about the mail server where your electronic messages originate from and serves as validation that it's a dependable one. Since there are no standards concerning the content of this type of a record, you could also include any other information also.
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 purpose for a domain address or a subdomain hosted in it, you will be able to do it with a few mouse clicks in the Hepsia CP. The new record shall be active immediately after that, so a search engine, for example, can pick it up to confirm that you are the owner of a particular web site in just a few minutes. You can create the TXT record from the DNS Records section of your CP where you will also find all of the other records for your domains. All you will have to do will be to pick the Internet domain or subdomain and the record type from drop-down menus, input the text content and save the change. If you're not sure what you should do, you can even check out our step-by-step guide, which you can find in the Help section of your account, or you can also contact our tech support team to aid you with the creation of the new record.