A TXT record, as the abbreviation suggests, is a record, that keeps info in human-readable form and not code. It may be set up for a domain or a subdomain for a variety of purposes. Search engines, for instance, have different ways of verifying you're the owner of a particular domain and one of them is actually by creating a TXT record with unique text that they provide and that you need to use as the record value. The same verification method is employed by some analytics platforms that keep track of the traffic to your websites as well. Needless to say, in this situation the content of the record is going to be read by a robot, but it will still be in human-readable form. A TXT record is additionally used when you enable the so-called SPF protection for your email addresses so that you can shield them from being forged. In such a case, the record contains info showing that a certain digital message is sent from a dependable and authorized mail server. You can use a TXT record for any other information also, like your company details, as an example.

TXT Records in Hosting

Our custom Hepsia CP will allow you to handle the DNS records of every domain or subdomain accommodated within a hosting account with ease, so if you want to create a new TXT record for any of them, it won't take you more than only a few seconds to do that. Using a rather user-friendly point-and-click interface, you'll simply have to select one of your domains or subdomains from a drop-down options menu, choose TXT for the type from a second menu, then input the actual content in a box. This is done inside the DNS Records section of Hepsia and soon after you are done, the new record is going to be active. If you wish to validate your web site with Google, for instance, you will just need to log in to your account with them a few minutes later and ask them to check your Internet domain or subdomain. It doesn't take longer for a TXT record to go live if you want it for any other purpose.