A TXT record, as the abbreviation suggests, is a record, that keeps info in human-readable form and not code. It may be created for a domain address or a subdomain for various purposes. Search engines like Yahoo, for instance, have different ways of confirming that you are the owner of a given domain and one of them is actually by creating a TXT record with specific text that they provide and that you must use as the record value. Exactly the same verification method is used by some analytics platforms that keep track of the traffic to your websites as well. Of course, in such a 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 if you activated the so-called SPF protection for your email addresses in order to prevent them from being forged. In cases like this, the record contains information showing that a certain electronic message is sent from a dependable and authorized mail server. You could use a TXT record for any other information also, like your business details, for instance.

TXT Records in Website Hosting

All it takes to set up a new TXT record on our end is only a few clicks within the Hepsia hosting CP, so if you use a website hosting account from our company, you shall be able to create the record using a very user-friendly interface even when you have never done such a thing before. When you sign in to your Control Panel, you'll have to head to the DNS Records section using which you can manage all records associated with your domains and subdomains, click on the New button and in the pop-up that will appear, simply select the hostname and the type (TXT) from drop-down menus and enter the text that is required for the record. We also have a comprehensive Help article, but if you are not sure what you should do, our 24/7 technical support can help you and create the required record for you. The latter is going to be working within the hour, so if you are verifying your site, for example, you can ask the search engine to check your site again shortly after the record has been set up.

TXT Records in Semi-dedicated Hosting

A couple of mouse clicks using drop-down menus is all it's going to take to create a new TXT record for any Internet domain or subdomain that is hosted in a semi-dedicated server account from our company, so if you need this type of a record for any reason, you simply won't experience any difficulties even when you have zero previous experience with such matters. Any Internet domain which you have hosted or subdomain that you have created in your account is going to be listed on the DNS Records section of your Hepsia Control Panel, so you can choose the one you need, select TXT from a list of record types and input the text which you want to be associated with this record. Within only one hour the record is going to propagate, to enable you to use it for whatever purpose you require it. We have a comprehensive Help article and also a skilled tech support team that is available 24/7 to help you with the creation of a new record or any questions you might have regarding it.