TXT is a DNS record, which contains data in human-readable form for external sources to gain info about a specific domain or subdomain. In the most common case, such a 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 web traffic analytics platform. As just the domain name owner/administrator can add custom DNS records, the TXT record serves as a proof of ownership for the business offering the service. Another popular use for this kind of records is the e-mail SPF (Sender Policy Framework) protection, which helps to ensure that an email address shall not be spoofed and that individuals will not receive junk mail from allegedly your mailbox. The TXT record includes information about the mail server where your digital messages arrive from and functions as verification that it's a dependable one. Because there are no standards about the content of this sort of a record, you can include any other information as well.
TXT Records in Web Hosting
Our in-house built Hepsia Control Panel will allow you to handle the DNS records of every Internet domain or subdomain accommodated within a web hosting account with ease, so if you would like to set up a new TXT record for any one of them, it won't take you more than just a few seconds to do it. Through a rather user-friendly point-and-click interface, you will only have to choose one of your domain names or subdomains from a drop-down menu, pick TXT for the type from a second menu, then enter the actual content within a box. This is done in the DNS Records section of Hepsia and very soon after you are all set, the new record is going to be functioning. If you wish to validate your web site with Google, for instance, you'll just have to log in to your account with them a few minutes later and ask them to check your domain or subdomain. It doesn't take more time for a TXT record to go live if you want it for any other purpose.
TXT Records in Semi-dedicated Hosting
The custom-built Hepsia hosting Control Panel, which comes with all our semi-dedicated hosting, will enable you to set up a new TXT record very quickly and without any problems. It's very user-friendly and comes with a section dedicated to the DNS records of your domain addresses, so once you sign in and go there, you can pick the required domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, select "TXT" as the type of the new record and input the content you want to be the actual text associated with the domain address. There is also a comprehensive step-by-step guide inside the CP also and the new record shall be running soon after you create it, so if you want it for website validation, for example, just wait for a bit and then begin the verification procedure with the Internet search engine in which you are adding your site. If you have any questions regarding the TXT records, our seasoned tech support team shall be available 24/7 to aid you.