A TXT record is text in free, human-readable form, which is associated with a domain address as a DNS record for one purpose or other. The most common use of a TXT record is to add your website to an Internet search engine or to an analytics platform, that offers info about the web traffic to your site. Creating this type of a record can serve as proof that you are the Internet domain owner and they will supply the content that you should include as the value when you set up the record. Another purpose of a TXT record is to validate that an email message is sent by the domain address owner and from a trusted web server - this is the so-called SPF security, which prevents any electronic address created under your domain name to be forged and unauthorized people to send unsolicited mail making it appear like it was mailed from your own mailbox. You can include any other information 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 want to set up a TXT record for any reason for an Internet domain or a subdomain hosted in it, you'll be able to achieve that with a few mouse clicks in your Hepsia Control Panel. The new record shall be working shortly after that, so a search engine, for example, can pick it up to validate that you are the owner of a particular web site in just a few minutes. You can create the TXT record using the DNS Records section of your Control Panel in which you will also find all other records for your domain names. All you will need to do will be to select the domain or subdomain and the record type from drop-down menus, input the text content and save the change. If you aren't sure how to handle it, you may also check our step-by-step guide, which you will find in the Help section of your account, or you can contact our tech support team to help you out with the creation of the new record.

TXT Records in Semi-dedicated Servers

A new TXT record can be set up without any difficulty if you use a semi-dedicated server solution from our company as the Hepsia CP, provided with all accounts, is really user-friendly and it will allow you to create any record with just a few mouse clicks. All Internet domain names and subdomains you have inside the account will be listed in a drop-down menu, so you will simply have to choose the one that you need, select the record type, which will be TXT in this case, and input or copy/paste the required text. It will not take more than 1 hour for your new record to be fully functioning and to propagate worldwide. Even if you are not tech-savvy, you simply won't encounter problems to do this, but to be on the safe side, we have a thorough guide where you can find all the steps. Our tech support team will also be able to aid you 24/7 with any questions that you may have about the DNS records of your domain addresses.