TXT is a DNS record, containing information in human-readable form for external sources to gain information regarding a specific domain name or subdomain. In the most common case, this sort of record is employed to prove that you own a domain name in case you're trying to add it to an online search engine or to some site traffic analytics platform. Considering that only the domain address owner/administrator can add custom DNS records, the TXT record serves as a proof of ownership for the corporation providing the service. Another popular use for this sort of records is the email SPF (Sender Policy Framework) protection, that ensures that a particular email address isn’t spoofed and that others will not receive unsolicited mail from allegedly your mailbox. The TXT record features details about the mail server where your online messages originate from and serves as proof that it's a dependable one. Because there are no standards about the content of such a record, you can add any other info as well.

TXT Records in Cloud Hosting

All it takes to set up a new TXT record on our end is simply a few mouse clicks in the Hepsia web hosting CP, so if you use a cloud hosting account from our company, you shall be able to set up the record via a very user-friendly interface even if you have never done this before. When you log in to your CP, you'll need to visit the DNS Records section through which you can manage all the records relevant to your Internet domain names and subdomains, click the New button and in the pop-up which will show up, simply select the hostname and the type (TXT) from drop-down menus and enter the text you require for the record. We also have an in depth Help article, but if you aren't sure what you should do, our 24/7 tech support team shall help you and create the required record for you. The latter will be working within the hour, so if you are verifying your web site, for instance, you can ask the search engine to check your site again soon after the record has been set up.