A TXT record is text in free, human-readable form, which is associated with a domain as a DNS record for one purpose or another. The most typical use of a TXT record is to add your website to an Internet search engine or to an analytics platform, that provides details about the traffic to your website. Setting up this type of a record can serve as proof that you're the domain name owner and they'll supply the content that you should include as the value when you set up the record. Another use of a TXT record is to verify that an email message is sent by the domain name owner and from a trusted hosting server - this is the so-called SPF protection, that prevents any electronic address set up under your domain to be forged and unauthorized individuals to send out spam making it look like it was mailed from your own mailbox. You could include any other info you want to be associated with your domain name in a TXT record as well.

TXT Records in Shared Web Hosting

If you have a shared web hosting account and you want to create a TXT record for any reason for a domain or a subdomain hosted within it, you will be able to achieve that with a few mouse clicks in the Hepsia CP. The new record will be working soon after that, so a search engine, for example, can pick it up to confirm that you're the owner of a particular Internet site in just minutes. You can create the TXT record from the DNS Records section of your CP where you will also find all other records for your domain names. All you will have to do will be to select the domain or subdomain and also the record type through drop-down menus, enter the text content and save the change. If you aren't sure how to proceed, you can also check out our step-by-step guide, which you will discover in the Help section of your account, or you can get in touch with our technical support to assist you with the creation of the new record.

TXT Records in Semi-dedicated Servers

A new TXT record could be created easily if you employ a semi-dedicated server solution from our company because the Hepsia Control Panel, provided with all of the accounts, is very user-friendly and it will allow you to create any record with just a few mouse clicks. All Internet domain names and subdomains you have inside the account shall be listed in a drop-down menu, so you'll simply 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 will not take more than 1 hour for your new record to be entirely working and to propagate around the world. Even if you are not tech-savvy, you will not experience issues to do this, but to be on the safe side, we've got a comprehensive guide where you can find all the steps. Our technical support department will also be able to help you 24/7 with any questions you could have about the DNS records of your domains.