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.
TXT Records in Shared Hosting
All it takes to create a new TXT record on our end is simply a few clicks in the Hepsia website hosting CP, so if you use a shared hosting account from our company, you shall be able to set up the record using a very user-friendly interface even when you have never done this before. When you log in to your CP, you'll have to head to the DNS Records section where you can handle all the records related to your domain names and subdomains, click the New button and in the pop-up that shall show up, simply pick the hostname and the type (TXT) from drop-down menus and input the text you require for the record. We also have an in depth Help article, but if you aren't sure how to proceed, our 24/7 technical support can assist you and set up the required record for you. The latter shall be active within the hour, in case you are verifying your web site, for instance, you can ask the search engine to check your website again soon after the record has been set up.