A TXT record, as the abbreviation suggests, is a record, which contains info in human-readable form and not code. It could be created for a domain or a subdomain for a number of purposes. Search engines, for instance, have different ways of making sure you're the owner of a particular domain and one of them is actually by creating a TXT record with unique text that they provide and which you will need to use as the record value. Exactly the same verification method is being employed by some analytics platforms that check the traffic to your websites as well. Needless to say, in this situation the content of the record will be read by a robot, but it will still be in human-readable form. A TXT record is additionally employed in case you activated the so-called SPF protection for your e-mails so that you can prevent them from being forged. In this case, the record contains info showing that a certain digital message is sent from a reliable and authorized mail server. You could use a TXT record for any type of other information also, just like your business details, for instance.

TXT Records in Shared Hosting

When you have a shared hosting account and you would like to set up a TXT record for any purpose for an Internet domain or a subdomain hosted within it, you will be able to accomplish this with only a few mouse clicks in the Hepsia CP. The new record is going to be active soon after that, so a search engine, for example, can pick it up to verify that you are the owner of a given Internet site in a matter of minutes. You can create the TXT record from the DNS Records section of your CP in which you shall also find all other records for your domain addresses. All you will need to do will be to select the Internet domain or subdomain and the record type via drop-down menus, type the text content and save the change. If you are not sure how to handle it, you should also check our step-by-step guide, which you could discover in the Help section of your account, or you can also get in touch with our tech support team to aid you with the creation of the new record.

TXT Records in Semi-dedicated Servers

The custom-built Hepsia web hosting Control Panel, which comes with all our semi-dedicated servers, will permit you to set up a new TXT record very fast and without any troubles. It's very user-friendly and comes with a section committed to the DNS records of your Internet domain names, so after you sign in and navigate to there, you can choose the required Internet domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, pick out "TXT" as the type of the new record and input the content you want to be the actual text associated with the Internet domain. You will find a comprehensive step-by-step guide in the CP as well and the new record is going to be operational soon after you create it, so if you want it for web site verification, for instance, you can just wait for a bit and then begin the verification process with the Internet search engine in which you are adding your site. In case you have questions regarding the TXT records, our seasoned technical support team is going to be available 24/7 to aid you.