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 frequent use of a TXT record is to add your website to a search engine or to an analytics platform, which offers details about the web traffic to your website. Setting up this sort of a record functions as confirmation 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 address owner and from a trusted web server - this is the so-called SPF protection, which helps prevent any electronic address set up under your domain name to be forged and unauthorized individuals to send out unsolicited mail making it look like it was sent from your own mailbox. You could include any other info which you want to be associated with your domain name in a TXT record as well.

TXT Records in Shared Website Hosting

All it takes to set up a new TXT record on our end is simply a few clicks within the Hepsia web hosting CP, so if you use a shared website hosting account from our company, you can create the record via a very user-friendly interface even when you have never done such a thing before. Once you log in to your CP, you'll need to visit the DNS Records section where you can handle all records associated with your domain names and subdomains, click the New button and in the pop-up that shall appear, simply choose the hostname and the type (TXT) from drop-down menus and enter the text that you need for the record. We also have an in depth Help article, but if you aren't sure what you should do, our 24/7 tech support team can assist you and set up the necessary record for you. The latter shall be active within the hour, so if you're verifying your site, for instance, you may ask the search engine to check your site again right after the record has been set up.