A TXT record is text in free, human-readable form, that is associated with an Internet domain as a DNS record for one purpose or another. The most common use of a TXT record is to add your site to an online search engine or to an analytics platform, that offers info about the traffic to your website. Setting up this sort of a record functions as verification that you are the domain address owner and they will provide the content that you need to include as the value when you create the record. Another purpose of a TXT record is to validate that an e mail message is sent by the Internet domain owner and from a trusted web server - this is the so-called SPF security, which helps prevent any electronic address set up under your domain name to be forged and unauthorized individuals to send out spam making it appear like it was sent from your own mailbox. You could add any other information you want to be associated with your domain in a TXT record as well.

TXT Records in Shared Hosting

Our in-house built Hepsia CP will permit you to manage the DNS records of every Internet domain or subdomain accommodated within a shared hosting account easily, so if you want to set up a new TXT record for any one of them, it will not take you more than a few seconds to do it. Through a very user-friendly point-and-click interface, you'll simply have to select one of your domain names or subdomains from a drop-down navigation, choose TXT for the type from a second menu, and then input the actual content inside a box. This is done inside the DNS Records section of Hepsia and shortly after you are ready, the new record will be functioning. If you wish to verify your web site with Google, for example, you'll just need to log in to your account with them several minutes later and ask them to check your Internet domain or subdomain. It doesn't take longer for a TXT record to go live if you want it for any other reason.