A TXT record is text in free, human-readable form, that's associated with an Internet domain as a DNS record for one purpose or another. The most widespread use of a TXT record is to add your site to a search engine or to an analytics platform, that provides info about the targeted traffic to your website. Setting up this sort of a record can serve as proof that you are the domain owner and they'll provide the content that you ought to include as the value when you set up the record. Another use of a TXT record is to confirm that an e-mail message is sent by the domain owner and from a reliable hosting server - this is the so-called SPF security, which prevents any electronic address set up under your domain name to be forged and unauthorized people to send spam making it appear like it was sent from your own mailbox. You could add any other information that you'd like to be associated with your Internet domain in a TXT record as well.
TXT Records in Cloud Web Hosting
When you have a cloud web hosting account and you need to create a TXT record for any purpose for a domain name or a subdomain hosted in it, you will be able to accomplish this with a few mouse clicks inside your Hepsia Control Panel. The new record is going to be live shortly after that, so a search engine, for example, can pick it up to validate that you are the owner of a particular site in a matter of minutes. You can set up the TXT record through the DNS Records section of your CP where you shall also find all other records for your domains. All you will need to do will be to choose the domain name or subdomain and the record type through drop-down menus, enter the text content and save the change. If you're not sure what you should do, you should also check our step-by-step guide, which you will find in the Help section of your account, or you could also contact our technical support to aid you with the creation of the new record.
TXT Records in Semi-dedicated Hosting
The custom-built Hepsia web hosting Control Panel, which comes with our Linux semi-dedicated packages, will enable you to set up a new TXT record in no time and without any troubles. It is quite user-friendly and comes with a section dedicated to the DNS records of your domains, so after you sign in and navigate to there, you are able to select the needed domain address or subdomain from a drop-down list, pick out "TXT" as the type of the new record and input the content that you'd like to be the actual text associated with the Internet domain. You'll find a comprehensive step-by-step guide inside the CP as well and the new record is going to be running shortly after you create it, so if you need it for Internet site validation, for example, simply wait for a bit and then begin the verification procedure with the online search engine where you're adding your website. Should you have any questions regarding the TXT records, our seasoned technical support team shall be available 24/7 to help you.