A TXT record is text in free, human-readable form, which is associated with a domain as a DNS record for one purpose or other. The most common use of a TXT record is to add your website to a search engine or to an analytics platform, that provides info about the web traffic to your site. Setting up this type of a record may serve as proof that you're the Internet domain owner and they'll supply the content that you should include as the value when you set up the record. Another purpose of a TXT record is to validate that an email message is sent by the domain address owner and from a reliable 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 mail making it appear like it was sent from your own mailbox. You could include any other info which you want to be associated with your Internet domain in a TXT record as well.
TXT Records in Cloud Hosting
Our in-house built Hepsia Control Panel will permit you to manage the DNS records of any domain or subdomain accommodated within a cloud hosting account without difficulty, so if you want to set up a new TXT record for any of them, it will not take you more than only a few seconds to do that. Through a very user-friendly point-and-click interface, you'll only have to select one of your domains or subdomains from a drop-down navigation, select TXT for the type from a second menu, then type the actual content within a box. This is done inside the DNS Records section of Hepsia and very soon after you are ready, the new record will be functioning. If you want to validate your website with Google, for instance, you will simply have to log in to your account with them a few minutes later and ask them to check your domain or subdomain. It does not take longer for a TXT record to go live if you need it for any other purpose.
TXT Records in Semi-dedicated Hosting
The custom-built Hepsia website hosting CP, included with all of our Linux semi-dedicated hosting packages, will allow you to create a new TXT record in no time and without any troubles. It is very user-friendly and comes with a section dedicated to the DNS records of your domains, so after you sign in and navigate to there, you are able to select the needed Internet domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, pick "TXT" as the type of the new record and input the content that you'd like to be the actual text associated with the domain address. You'll find a detailed step-by-step guide inside the Control Panel as well and the new record is going to be working right after you create it, so if you want it for site validation, for instance, just wait for a bit and then begin the verification procedure with the search engine where you are adding your website. Should you have questions about the TXT records, our seasoned tech support team shall be available 24/7 to help you.