A TXT record is text in free, human-readable form, which is associated with a domain address as a DNS record for one purpose or other. The most common use of a TXT record is to add your web site to an online search engine or to an analytics platform, which provides info about the traffic to your site. Setting up such a record may serve as verification that you are the domain owner and they'll provide the content that you ought to include as the value when you create the record. Another use of a TXT record is to verify that an email message is sent by the domain owner and from a reliable web server - this is the so-called SPF security, which prevents any electronic address set up under your domain to be forged and unauthorized individuals to send junk e-mail making it appear like it was sent from your own mailbox. You could include any other information that you would like to be associated with your domain name in a TXT record as well.

TXT Records in Hosting

Our in-house built Hepsia CP allows you to control the DNS records of any domain address or subdomain accommodated in a hosting account with ease, so if you would want to create a new TXT record for any of them, it won't take you more than a few seconds to do that. Via a very user-friendly point-and-click interface, you'll simply have to choose one of your domain names or subdomains from a drop-down menu, pick out TXT for the type from a second menu, then type in the actual content in a box. This is done within the DNS Records section of Hepsia and shortly after you are all set, the new record is going to be live. If you'd like to verify your website with Google, for instance, you'll just have to log in to your account with them several minutes later and ask them to check your Internet domain or subdomain. It does not take longer for a TXT record to go live if you require it for any other reason.

TXT Records in Semi-dedicated Hosting

A new TXT record can be set up easily and quickly when you use a semi-dedicated server plan from our company because the Hepsia Control Panel, which comes with all the accounts, is very user-friendly and it will permit you to set up any record with simply a few mouse clicks. All domain addresses and subdomains you have within the account will be listed in a drop-down menu, so you'll simply have to pick the one that you need, choose the record type, which will be TXT in this case, and input or copy/paste the required text. It will not take more than one hour for your new record to be 100% working and to propagate around the world. Even if you are not tech-savvy, you'll not experience problems to do this, but to be on the safe side, we've got a comprehensive guide in which you can find all the steps. Our tech support department will also be able to help you 24/7 with any questions that you may have concerning the DNS records of your domain names.