A TXT record is text in free, human-readable form, that's associated with a domain address as a DNS record for one purpose or another. The most typical use of a TXT record is to add your web site to an Internet search engine or to an analytics platform, which provides info about the targeted traffic to your web site. Creating this type of a record serves as proof that you're the domain name owner and they will supply the content you should include as the value when you set up the record. Another application of a TXT record is to validate that an e-mail message is sent by the domain owner and from a trusted web server - this is the so-called SPF protection, which prevents any electronic address created under your domain name to be forged and unauthorized individuals to send out junk e-mail making it look like it was sent from your own mailbox. You can include any other info you want to be associated with your Internet domain in a TXT record as well.

TXT Records in Cloud Web Hosting

All it takes to set up a new TXT record on our end is just a few clicks in the Hepsia website hosting CP, so if you employ a cloud web hosting account from our company, you can set up the record via a very user-friendly interface even when you have never done such a thing before. As you log in to your CP, you will have to head to the DNS Records section using which you can control all of the records associated with your Internet domain names and subdomains, click on the New button and in the pop-up which will appear, simply choose the hostname and the type (TXT) from drop-down menus and type the text you require for the record. We also have an in depth Help article, but if you are not sure how to handle it, our 24/7 tech support team can assist you and set up the needed record for you. The latter is going to be active within the hour, so if you are verifying your Internet site, for example, you may ask the search engine to check your website again immediately after the record has been set up.