TXT is a DNS record, that contains information in human-readable form for external sources to gain information about a specific Internet domain or subdomain. In the most common situation, such a record is employed to prove that you own a domain name if you are trying to add it to a search engine or to some website traffic analytics platform. As only the domain name owner/administrator may add custom DNS records, the TXT record works as a verification of ownership for the firm offering the service. Another popular use for this sort of records is the e-mail SPF (Sender Policy Framework) security, which makes sure that a particular email address shall not be spoofed and that people will not receive junk e-mail from allegedly your mailbox. The TXT record includes info about the mail server where your electronic messages come from and serves as validation that it is a dependable one. Because there are no restrictions about the content of this sort of a record, you could also include any other info as well.

TXT Records in Cloud Hosting

If you have a cloud hosting account and you need to create a TXT record for any reason for a domain name or a subdomain hosted within it, you'll be able to do that with only a few mouse clicks inside the Hepsia Control Panel. The new record shall be functioning soon after that, so a search engine, for instance, can pick it up to confirm that you are the owner of a given website in a matter of minutes. You can set up the TXT record using the DNS Records section of your CP where you will also find all the other records for your domain addresses. All you will need to do shall be to select the domain or subdomain as well as the record type from drop-down menus, input the text content and save the change. If you're not sure how to handle it, you could also check out our step-by-step guide, which you'll find in the Help section of your account, or you could also contact our technical support to aid you with the creation of the new record.