TXT is a DNS record, that contains data in human-readable form for external sources to obtain info about a specific domain or subdomain. In the most common case, this sort of record is employed to prove that you own a domain in case you're trying to add it to a search engine or to some web traffic analytics platform. Considering that just the Internet domain owner/administrator is able to add custom DNS records, the TXT record works as a proof of ownership for the business supplying the service. Another popular use for this type of records is the email SPF (Sender Policy Framework) protection, that makes sure that an email address isn’t spoofed and that individuals will not receive spam from allegedly your mailbox. The TXT record features details about the mail server where your digital messages come from and functions as proof that it's a reliable one. Since there are no regulations regarding the content of this sort of a record, you can include any other info as well.
TXT Records in Cloud Hosting
All it takes to create a new TXT record on our end is a few clicks inside the Hepsia hosting CP, so if you employ a cloud hosting account from our company, you'll be able to create the record using a very user-friendly interface even though you may have never done this before. As you log in to your Control Panel, you'll need to visit the DNS Records section through which 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 pick the hostname and the type (TXT) from drop-down menus and enter the text you require for the record. We also have a comprehensive Help article, but if you aren't sure how to handle it, our 24/7 tech support team will help you and set up the needed record for you. The latter shall be working within the hour, so if you're verifying your site, for instance, you could ask the search engine to check your website again right after the record has been set up.