A TXT record, as the abbreviation indicates, is a record, which keeps information in human-readable form and not code. It may be created for a domain or a subdomain for various purposes. Search engines, for instance, have different ways of making sure you're the owner of a particular domain name and one of them is by creating a TXT record with unique text that they provide and that you will need to use as the record value. Exactly the same verification method is used by some analytics platforms that keep track of the traffic to your sites 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 furthermore employed when you activated the so-called SPF protection for your e-mails so that you can shield them from being forged. In this situation, the record contains info showing that a certain electronic message is sent from a trusted and authorized mail server. You can use a TXT record for any other information as well, such as your business details, for example.

TXT Records in Cloud Website Hosting

When you have a cloud website hosting account and you want to create a TXT record for any purpose for a domain or a subdomain hosted within it, you'll be able to achieve that with a few mouse clicks in the Hepsia Control Panel. The new record will be functioning right after that, so a search engine, for instance, can pick it up to confirm that you're the owner of a particular website in a matter of minutes. You can set up the TXT record in the DNS Records section of your Control Panel where you will also find all other records for your domains. All you will have to do will be to select the domain address or subdomain and the record type via drop-down menus, enter the text content and save the change. If you aren't sure what you should do, you can also check out our step-by-step guide, which you will discover in the Help section of your account, or you can also contact our tech support team to help you out with the creation of the new record.

TXT Records in Semi-dedicated Servers

A new TXT record could be created with ease when you use a semi-dedicated server plan from our company as the Hepsia Control Panel, provided with all of the accounts, is really user-friendly and it'll allow you to create any record with just a few mouse clicks. All Internet domain names and subdomains which you have in the account shall be listed in a drop-down menu, so you'll simply have to pick the one that you need, select the record type, that will be TXT in this case, and enter or copy/paste the needed text. It won't take more than 1 hour for your new record to be 100% active and to propagate world-wide. Even if you're not tech-savvy, you will not encounter issues to do that, but to be on the safe side, we've got a comprehensive guide where you can find all the steps. Our technical support team will also be able to aid you 24/7 with any questions you may have about the DNS records of your domain addresses.