TXT is a DNS record, containing info in human-readable form for external sources to obtain information regarding a particular domain or subdomain. In the most common scenario, this type of record is employed to prove that you own a domain name in case you are trying to add it to an Internet search engine or to some website traffic analytics platform. Due to the fact that only the Internet domain owner/administrator may add custom DNS records, the TXT record serves as a proof of ownership for the corporation providing the service. Another popular use for this sort of records is the e mail SPF (Sender Policy Framework) security, that makes sure that an e-mail address shall not be spoofed and that people will not receive junk e-mail from allegedly your mailbox. The TXT record features information about the mail server where your online messages come from and functions as confirmation that it's a trusted one. As there are no restrictions regarding the content of this type of a record, you can include any other information as well.
TXT Records in Shared Web Hosting
All it takes to create a new TXT record on our end is only a few clicks inside the Hepsia website hosting CP, so if you employ a shared web hosting account from our company, you are able to create the record using a very user-friendly interface even if you have never done such a thing before. Once you sign in to your Control Panel, you'll have to visit the DNS Records section where you can control all records associated with your Internet domain names and subdomains, click on the New button and in the pop-up that shall show up, simply pick the hostname and the type (TXT) from drop-down menus and input the text that you need for the record. We also have an in depth Help article, but if you aren't sure how to proceed, our 24/7 tech support team will help you and create the needed record for you. The latter shall be functioning within the hour, so if you're validating your website, for example, you could ask the search engine to check your website again soon after the record has been created.