A TXT record, as the abbreviation suggests, is a record, which holds information in human-readable form and not code. It can be set up for a domain name or a subdomain for a variety of purposes. Search engines like Google, for example, have different ways of confirming that you are the owner of a given domain and one of them is by creating a TXT record with unique text that they provide and that you should use as the record value. The very same verification method is being employed by some analytics platforms that keep track of the traffic to your sites as well. However, in this situation the content of the record will be read by a robot, but it'll still be in human-readable form. A TXT record is furthermore employed when you enable the so-called SPF protection for your e-mails in order to shield them from being forged. In such a case, the record contains info showing that a given digital message is sent from a dependable and authorized mail server. You could use a TXT record for any type of other information as well, like your company details, for example.
TXT Records in Cloud Hosting
If you have a cloud hosting account and you want to set up a TXT record for any purpose for an Internet domain or a subdomain hosted within it, you'll be able to do it with a few mouse clicks inside the Hepsia CP. The new record shall be active immediately after that, so a search engine, for instance, can pick it up to validate that you're the owner of a particular site in just a few minutes. You can create the TXT record through the DNS Records section of your CP in which you shall also find all other records for your domains. All you will need to do will be to choose the Internet domain or subdomain as well as the record type via drop-down menus, input the text content and save the change. If you're not sure what to do, you should also check our step-by-step guide, which you can discover in the Help section of your account, or you could also get in touch with our tech support team to aid you with the creation of the new record.
TXT Records in Semi-dedicated Hosting
A new TXT record can be created easily if you use a semi-dedicated server plan from our company since the Hepsia CP, which comes with all accounts, is incredibly user-friendly and it'll permit you to create any record with simply a few mouse clicks. All domains and subdomains that you have inside the account are going to be listed in a drop-down menu, so you will simply have to select the one that you need, select the record type, which will be TXT in this case, and enter or copy/paste the needed text. It won't take more than an hour for your new record to be completely working and to propagate around the world. Even if you are not tech-savvy, you will not experience troubles to do this, but to be on the safe side, we also have a comprehensive guide where you can find all the steps. Our technical support department will also be able to help you 24/7 with any questions you may have about the DNS records of your Internet domain names.