A TXT record is text in free, human-readable form, which is associated with an Internet domain as a DNS record for one purpose or another. The most widespread use of a TXT record is to add your web site to a search engine or to an analytics platform, that provides info about the traffic to your web site. Setting up this sort of a record works as verification that you are the Internet domain owner and they will provide the content you need to include as the value when you create the record. Another use of a TXT record is to confirm that an email message is sent by the domain name owner and from a reliable server - this is the so-called SPF protection, which prevents any electronic address set up under your domain to be forged and unauthorized individuals to send junk e-mail making it look like it was mailed from your own mailbox. You could add any other info you want to be associated with your domain address in a TXT record as well.

TXT Records in Shared Hosting

Our in-house built Hepsia Control Panel will enable you to manage the DNS records of every domain name or subdomain accommodated in a shared hosting account without trouble, so if you would like to set up a new TXT record for any of them, it won't take you more than a few seconds to do that. Using a rather user-friendly point-and-click interface, you'll only have to choose one of your domain names or subdomains from a drop-down navigation, select TXT for the type through a second menu, and type the actual content within a box. This is done in the DNS Records section of Hepsia and very soon after you are done, the new record is going to be active. If you'd like to validate your web site with Google, for instance, you'll simply 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 website hosting Control Panel, which comes with all of our Linux semi-dedicated hosting, will permit you to create a new TXT record in no time and without any issues. It is rather user-friendly and comes with a section devoted to the DNS records of your domain names, so after you sign in and navigate to there, you are able to select the required domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, choose "TXT" as the type of the new record and input the content you want to be the actual text associated with the Internet domain. You'll find an in depth step-by-step guide in the CP as well and the new record will be working immediately after you create it, so if you require it for website verification, for instance, you can just wait for a bit and then start the verification procedure with the search engine where you are adding your site. In case you have questions about the TXT records, our experienced technical support team will be available 24/7 to assist you.