A TXT record, as the abbreviation suggests, is a record, that holds data in human-readable form and not code. It may be set up for a domain address or a subdomain for a variety of purposes. Search engines like Google, for example, have different ways of verifying you're the owner of a particular domain and one of them is actually by creating a TXT record with specific text which they provide and which you will need to 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. 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 also used if you activated the so-called SPF protection for your emails in order to shield them from being forged. In such a case, 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 also, such as your business details, as an example.

TXT Records in Shared Hosting

Our in-house built Hepsia CP will enable you to control the DNS records of every Internet domain or subdomain accommodated within a shared hosting account with ease, so if you would like to create a new TXT record for any one of them, it won't take you more than only a few seconds to do this. Using a really user-friendly point-and-click interface, you'll simply have to choose one of your domain names or subdomains from a drop-down options menu, select TXT for the type from a second menu, and then enter the actual content in a box. This is done in the DNS Records section of Hepsia and shortly after you are done, the new record is going to be working. In order to confirm your web site with Google, for example, you will just have to log in to your account with them several minutes later and ask them to check your domain address or subdomain. It doesn't take more time for a TXT record to go live if you want it for any other reason.