A TXT record, as the abbreviation indicates, is a record, that keeps data in human-readable form and not code. It can be set up for a domain address or a subdomain for many different purposes. Search engines, for example, have different ways of verifying that you are the owner of a certain domain and one of them is by creating a TXT record with specific text that they provide and which you need to use as the record value. The same verification method is employed by some analytics platforms that check the traffic to your websites as well. However, in this case the content of the record is going to be read by a robot, but it'll still be in human-readable form. A TXT record is additionally employed if you activated the so-called SPF protection for your emails in order to protect them from being forged. In this case, the record contains info showing that a certain electronic message is sent from a dependable and authorized mail server. You could use a TXT record for any kind of other information as well, such as your company details, as an example.

TXT Records in Cloud Web Hosting

All it takes to set up a new TXT record on our end is a few mouse clicks inside the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel, so if you use a cloud web hosting account from our company, you can create the record using a very user-friendly interface even when you have never done such a thing before. As you sign in to your CP, you will have to visit the DNS Records section where you can handle all the records related to your domain names and subdomains, click on the New button and in the pop-up that will show up, simply select the hostname and the type (TXT) from drop-down menus and enter the text that is required for the record. We also have an in depth Help article, but if you are not sure what you should do, our 24/7 technical support can help you and set up the needed record for you. The latter shall be working within the hour, so if you are verifying your website, for instance, you can ask the search engine to check your website again shortly after the record has been created.