TXT is a DNS record, that contains info in human-readable form for external sources to get info about a particular domain or subdomain. In the most common situation, this type of record is used to prove that you own a domain in case you are trying to add it to a search engine or to some web traffic analytics platform. Due to the fact that just the domain owner/administrator may add custom DNS records, the TXT record serves as a verification of ownership for the corporation providing the service. Another popular use for this sort of records is the e mail SPF (Sender Policy Framework) protection, which makes sure that an email address shall not be spoofed and that others will not receive junk e-mail from allegedly your mailbox. The TXT record includes info about the mail server where your online messages come from and functions as verification that it is a dependable one. Because there are no rules regarding the content of this kind of a record, you could also include any other information as well.