A TXT record is text in free, human-readable form, that's associated with a domain as a DNS record for one purpose or another. The most common use of a TXT record is to add your website to an Internet search engine or to an analytics platform, that provides information about the web traffic to your site. Setting up this kind of a record functions as proof that you are the domain name owner and they will provide the content that you should include as the value when you set up the record. Another purpose of a TXT record is to confirm that an e-mail message is sent by the domain name owner and from a reliable server - this is the so-called SPF security, that prevents any electronic address set up under your domain name to be forged and unauthorized individuals to send spam making it look like it was mailed from your own mailbox. You could add any other information that you'd like to be associated with your domain name in a TXT record as well.

TXT Records in Cloud Hosting

If you have a cloud hosting account and you would like to set up a TXT record for any purpose for a domain name or a subdomain hosted within it, you'll be able to do that with a few clicks in your Hepsia Control Panel. The new record shall be active soon after that, so a search engine, for instance, can pick it up to validate that you're the owner of a particular website in a matter of minutes. You can create the TXT record through the DNS Records section of your CP where you shall also find all other records for your domain addresses. All you will need to do shall be to select the domain or subdomain and the record type through drop-down menus, input the text content and save the change. If you aren't sure what you should do, you could also check out our step-by-step guide, which you can discover in the Help section of your account, or you can also contact our tech support to aid you with the creation of the new record.

TXT Records in Semi-dedicated Hosting

The custom-built Hepsia website hosting Control Panel, included with our Linux semi-dedicated packages, allows you to create a new TXT record very fast and with no difficulties. It is quite user-friendly and includes a section dedicated to the DNS records of your domain names, so as soon as you sign in and navigate to there, you can select the required domain name or subdomain from a drop-down list, choose "TXT" as the type of the new record and input the content that you would like to be the actual text associated with the domain address. You can find a comprehensive step-by-step guide inside the CP as well and the new record is going to be running soon after you create it, so if you require it for Internet site validation, for instance, simply wait for a bit and then start the verification process with the online search engine where you are adding your site. Should you have questions concerning the TXT records, our skilled tech support team is going to be available 24/7 to help you.