TXT is a DNS record, that contains info in human-readable form for external sources to gain information about a specific domain or subdomain. In the most common scenario, this type of record is employed to prove that you own a domain name if you're trying to add it to a search engine or to some site traffic analytics platform. Considering that only the domain address owner/administrator is able to add custom DNS records, the TXT record serves as a proof of ownership for the business providing the service. Another popular use for this kind of records is the e-mail SPF (Sender Policy Framework) protection, which helps to ensure that an email address shall not be spoofed and that others will not get unsolicited mail from allegedly your mailbox. The TXT record contains information about the mail server where your electronic messages come from and serves as validation that it's a trusted one. Because there are no restrictions regarding the content of this type of a record, you can include any other info as well.
TXT Records in Cloud Website Hosting
When you have a cloud website hosting account and you want to create a TXT record for any reason for a domain address or a subdomain hosted within it, you will be able to do that with a few mouse clicks inside the Hepsia Control Panel. The new record shall be functioning soon after that, so a search engine, for example, can pick it up to verify that you're the owner of a particular site within a few minutes. You can create the TXT record from the DNS Records section of your Control Panel where you shall also find all the other records for your domains. All you will need to do will be to pick the domain or subdomain and also the record type through drop-down menus, input the text content and save the change. If you are not sure how to handle it, you may also check our step-by-step guide, which you will discover in the Help section of your account, or you could also get in touch with our tech support to help you out with the creation of the new record.
TXT Records in Semi-dedicated Servers
A new TXT record could be created easily if you use a semi-dedicated server package from our company since the Hepsia Control Panel, included with all accounts, is incredibly user-friendly and it will enable you to set up any record with just a few mouse clicks. All Internet domain names and subdomains that you have in the account will be listed in a drop-down menu, so you'll simply have to choose the one that you need, pick the record type, which will be TXT in this case, and enter or copy/paste the required text. It won't take more than one hour for your new record to be fully active and to propagate worldwide. If you are not tech-savvy, you will not experience difficulties to do this, but to be on the safe side, we also have a thorough guide where you can find all the steps. Our tech support department will also be able to assist you 24/7 with any questions you may have concerning the DNS records of your domain addresses.