A TXT record, as the abbreviation indicates, is a record, which keeps information in human-readable form and not code. It could be created for a domain or a subdomain for a variety of purposes. Search engines like Yahoo, for example, have different ways of verifying that you're the owner of a particular domain name and one of them is in fact by creating a TXT record with unique text which they provide and which you must use as the record value. The exact same verification method is employed by some analytics platforms that check the traffic to your Internet sites as well. Needless to say, in this situation the content of the record will be read by a robot, but it will still be in human-readable form. A TXT record is furthermore used if you activated the so-called SPF protection for your emails so that you can prevent them from being forged. In cases like this, the record contains info showing that a certain electronic message is sent from a dependable and authorized mail server. You may use a TXT record for any sort of other information also, just like your company details, for instance.

TXT Records in Shared Website Hosting

When you have a shared website hosting account and you need to create a TXT record for any purpose for a domain address or a subdomain hosted within it, you will be able to achieve that with only a few mouse clicks in your Hepsia Control Panel. The new record will be live shortly after that, so a search engine, for example, can pick it up to validate that you're the owner of a given Internet site in just a few minutes. You can create the TXT record through the DNS Records section of your CP in which you will also find all the other records for your domains. All you will have to do will be to pick the domain name or subdomain and also the record type from drop-down menus, type the text content and save the change. If you are not sure how to handle it, you could also check out our step-by-step guide, which you will find in the Help section of your account, or you can contact our tech support team to help you with the creation of the new record.

TXT Records in Semi-dedicated Servers

The custom-built Hepsia hosting CP, provided with all of our semi-dedicated plans, allows you to create a new TXT record very quickly and with no problems. It is very user-friendly and features a section devoted to the DNS records of your domain addresses, so after you sign in and navigate to there, you can pick the required domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, choose "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 will find a detailed step-by-step guide inside the CP as well and the new record shall be working right after you create it, so if you require it for web site confirmation, for example, simply wait for a bit and then start the verification procedure with the Internet search engine where you are adding your site. In case you have any questions about the TXT records, our experienced technical support team shall be available 24/7 to assist you.