Find out what TXT records are and what they are used for while in the DNS system.
TXT is a DNS record, which contains data in human-readable form for external sources to obtain information regarding a particular domain or subdomain. In the most common case, such a record is used to prove that you own a domain in case you're trying to add it to a search engine or to some website traffic analytics platform. Considering that just the domain name owner/administrator may add custom DNS records, the TXT record works as a verification of ownership for the corporation supplying the service. Another popular use for this kind of records is the e-mail SPF (Sender Policy Framework) protection, which makes sure that a particular email address shall not be spoofed and that people will not receive unsolicited mail from allegedly your mailbox. The TXT record includes details about the mail server where your electronic messages arrive from and functions as validation that it is a reliable one. As there are no standards regarding the content of this type of a record, you could add any other info as well.
TXT Records in Shared Hosting
All it takes to create a new TXT record on our end is only a few mouse clicks inside the Hepsia hosting CP, so if you use a shared hosting
account from our company, you shall be able to create the record using a very user-friendly interface even if you have never done this before. When you sign in to your CP, you'll have to go to the DNS Records section through which you can control all of the records relevant to your domain names and subdomains, click on the New button and in the pop-up which will show up, simply choose the hostname and the type (TXT) from drop-down menus and enter the text that you need for the record. We also have an in depth Help article, but if you are not sure what to do, our 24/7 technical support can assist you and set up the required record for you. The latter will be working within the hour, so if you are verifying your Internet site, for example, you may ask the search engine to check your website again right after the record has been set up.
TXT Records in Semi-dedicated Servers
A new TXT record could be set up easily when you employ a semi-dedicated server
package from our company since the Hepsia Control Panel, provided with all accounts, is quite user-friendly and it will enable you to create any record with simply a few mouse clicks. All domain addresses and subdomains that you have in the account are going to be listed in a drop-down menu, so you'll only have to pick the one that you need, choose the record type, which will be TXT in this case, and enter or copy/paste the required text. It won't take more than an hour for your new record to be completely functioning and to propagate around the world. If you are not tech-savvy, you won't encounter troubles to do this, but to be on the safe side, we have a thorough guide in which you can find all the steps. Our technical support department will also be able to assist you 24/7 with any questions you may have concerning the DNS records of your domain addresses.