A TXT record, as the abbreviation implies, is a record, which keeps information in human-readable form and not code. It could be created for a domain name or a subdomain for a number of purposes. Search engines, for instance, have different ways of confirming that you are the owner of a certain domain and one of them is actually by creating a TXT record with certain text that they provide and which you must use as the record value. The same verification method is used by some analytics platforms that keep track of the traffic to your Internet sites as well. Needless to say, in this case the content of the record is going to be read by a robot, but it will still be in human-readable form. A TXT record is additionally employed in case you activated the so-called SPF protection for your e-mails so that you can protect them from being forged. In this situation, the record contains info showing that a particular electronic message is sent from a dependable and authorized mail server. You can use a TXT record for any type of other information also, such as your company details, for example.
TXT Records in Web Hosting
If you require a TXT record for any purpose for a domain or a subdomain hosted inside a web hosting account on our cutting-edge cloud platform, you will be able to create one with ease even if you do not have previous experience with such matters. As our Hepsia Control Panel is very intuitive, you will use a point-and-click interface and you can set up the new record within a matter of seconds. This is done via the DNS Records section of Hepsia in which you can manage all records for your domain names and creating a new TXT record requires picking out a domain name or a subdomain and "TXT" from drop-down menus and inputting the actual text inside a box - it is as simple as that. It takes only several minutes for the new record to become active and to propagate, so in case you need it to validate web site with some search engine, for instance, you can ask them to check your website shortly after you have created the record and you should be all set.