A TXT record is text in free, human-readable form, that is associated with a domain as a DNS record for one purpose or other. The most popular use of a TXT record is to add your site to a search engine or to an analytics platform, that offers info about the web traffic to your web site. Setting up this kind of a record can serve as confirmation that you are the Internet domain owner and they'll provide the content that you ought to include as the value when you create the record. Another application of a TXT record is to confirm that an e mail message is sent by the domain name owner and from a reliable hosting server - this is the so-called SPF protection, which prevents any electronic address created under your domain to be forged and unauthorized individuals to send out junk e-mail making it look like it was mailed from your own mailbox. You can include any other information which you want to be associated with your Internet domain in a TXT record as well.

TXT Records in Website Hosting

Our custom Hepsia CP will permit you to handle the DNS records of any Internet domain or subdomain accommodated within a website hosting account without difficulty, so if you would like to set up a new TXT record for any one 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 navigation, pick TXT for the type through a second menu, and type the actual content inside a box. This is done inside the DNS Records section of Hepsia and shortly after you are done, the new record is going to be active. If you wish to validate your web site with Google, for example, you'll just have to log in to your account with them a couple of 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.