TXT is a DNS record, containing information in human-readable form for external sources to get information regarding a specific domain or subdomain. In the most common case, this type of record is employed to prove that you own a domain name in case you're trying to add it to a search engine or to some site traffic analytics platform. Considering that just the domain owner/administrator may add custom DNS records, the TXT record serves as a proof of ownership for the company supplying the service. Another popular use for this type of records is the e-mail SPF (Sender Policy Framework) protection, that makes sure that an email address isn’t spoofed and that individuals will not get spam from allegedly your mailbox. The TXT record includes info about the mail server where your online messages originate from and functions as proof that it is a dependable one. Since there are no rules about the content of this type of a record, you can add any other info as well.

TXT Records in Shared Hosting

All it takes to create a new TXT record on our end is just a few mouse clicks within the Hepsia website hosting CP, so if you use a shared hosting account from our company, you are able to set up the record using a very user-friendly interface even when you have never done such a thing before. After you log in to your CP, you'll need to visit the DNS Records section where you can control all the records relevant to your domain names and subdomains, click the New button and in the pop-up that will appear, simply select the hostname and the type (TXT) from drop-down menus and enter the text that you need for the record. We also have a comprehensive Help article, but if you are not sure how to proceed, our 24/7 technical support shall help you and set up the necessary record for you. The latter will be operating within the hour, in case you are verifying your website, for instance, you can ask the search engine to check your site again immediately after the record has been created.