A TXT record is text in free, human-readable form, which is associated with a domain address as a DNS record for one purpose or other. The most frequent use of a TXT record is to add your site to an Internet search engine or to an analytics platform, that offers info about the targeted traffic to your web site. Setting up such a record serves as confirmation that you're the domain address owner and they will supply the content that you ought to include as the value when you create the record. Another application of a TXT record is to confirm that an e-mail message is sent by the Internet domain owner and from a reliable hosting server - this is the so-called SPF security, which helps prevent any electronic address created under your domain to be forged and unauthorized individuals to send junk e-mail making it look like it was sent from your own mailbox. You may include any other information that you would like to be associated with your domain in a TXT record as well.

TXT Records in Website Hosting

All it takes to set up a new TXT record on our end is simply a few clicks in the Hepsia hosting Control Panel, so if you employ a website hosting account from our company, you can create the record through a very user-friendly interface even though you may have never done such a thing before. Once you log in to your CP, you'll need to go to the DNS Records section using which you can control all the records relevant to your domain names and subdomains, click the New button and in the pop-up that shall appear, simply select the hostname and the type (TXT) from drop-down menus and type the text you need for the record. We also have a detailed Help article, but if you are not sure what you should do, our 24/7 technical support can help you and create the necessary record for you. The latter shall be active within the hour, in case you are validating your web site, for instance, you can ask the search engine to check your website again soon after the record has been created.

TXT Records in Semi-dedicated Hosting

A new TXT record could be set up with ease when you use a semi-dedicated server package from our company as the Hepsia Control Panel, provided with all the accounts, is quite user-friendly and it will enable you to set up any record with a few clicks. All domain addresses and subdomains that you have within the account are going to be listed in a drop-down menu, so you will just have to pick the one that you need, pick the record type, which will be TXT in this case, and enter or copy/paste the required text. It will not take more than 1 hour for your new record to be fully active and to propagate world-wide. If you are not tech-savvy, you will not encounter difficulties to do this, but to be on the safe side, we've got a detailed guide where you can find all the steps. Our support department will also be able to assist you 24/7 with any questions you may have concerning the DNS records of your Internet domain names.