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.