A TXT record is text in free, human-readable form, that's associated with a domain as a DNS record for one purpose or other. The most widespread use of a TXT record is to add your website to a search engine or to an analytics platform, that provides info about the web traffic to your website. Creating this kind of a record functions as confirmation that you are the domain owner and they'll provide the content you should 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 owner and from a reliable web server - this is the so-called SPF security, that helps prevent any electronic address set up under your domain name to be forged and unauthorized individuals to send out junk mail making it look like it was sent from your own mailbox. You may include any other information which you want to be associated with your domain in a TXT record as well.

TXT Records in Shared Hosting

If you have a shared hosting account and you would like to create a TXT record for any reason for a domain name or a subdomain hosted in it, you'll be able to achieve that with only a few clicks in your Hepsia Control Panel. The new record shall be functioning immediately after that, so a search engine, for instance, can pick it up to validate that you're the owner of a given site within a few minutes. You can create the TXT record through the DNS Records section of your Control Panel where you will also find all other records for your domains. All you will need to do will be to select the domain address or subdomain and the record type via drop-down menus, type the text content and save the change. If you aren't sure how to proceed, you can also check out our step-by-step guide, which you will find in the Help section of your account, or you can also get in touch with our tech support to aid you with the creation of the new record.

TXT Records in Semi-dedicated Servers

A couple of clicks via drop-down menus is all it will require to set up a new TXT record for any domain address or subdomain that is hosted within a semi-dedicated server account from us, so in the event you need such a record for any reason, you'll not encounter any issues even if you have zero previous experience with such matters. Any domain address that you've hosted or subdomain that you have created in your account shall be listed on the DNS Records section of your Hepsia CP, so you can pick the one you need, opt for TXT from a list of record types and input the text that you would like to be associated with this record. Within around an hour the record is going to propagate, so you can use it for whatever purpose you require it. We have a detailed Help article and also a seasoned technical support team that's available 24/7 to help you out with the creation of a new record or any questions you could have regarding it.