A TXT record, as the abbreviation suggests, is a record, which keeps data 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 verifying you are the owner of a certain domain and one of them is actually by creating a TXT record with unique text which they provide and that you must 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 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 furthermore employed if you activated the so-called SPF protection for your emails in order to shield them from being forged. In cases like this, the record contains info showing that a particular electronic message is sent from a dependable and authorized mail server. You could use a TXT record for any kind of other information as well, like your company details, as an example.

TXT Records in Cloud Website Hosting

All it takes to set up a new TXT record on our end is only a few clicks inside the Hepsia web hosting CP, so if you employ a cloud website hosting account from our company, you shall be able to set up the record via a very user-friendly interface even if you have never done such a thing before. When you log in to your CP, you'll need to head to the DNS Records section using which you can handle all the records relevant to your domains and subdomains, click the New button and in the pop-up that will show up, simply pick the hostname and the type (TXT) from drop-down menus and enter the text that you need for the record. We also have an in depth Help article, but if you are not sure how to handle it, our 24/7 tech support team shall help you and create the necessary record for you. The latter shall be active within the hour, so if you are validating your Internet site, for example, you could ask the search engine to check your website again immediately after the record has been set up.

TXT Records in Semi-dedicated Hosting

A new TXT record can be set up effortlessly if you employ a semi-dedicated server package from our company since the Hepsia CP, included with all of the accounts, is incredibly user-friendly and it'll enable you to set up any record with a few mouse clicks. All domains and subdomains you have in the account shall be listed in a drop-down menu, so you'll just have to pick 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 will not take more than an hour for your new record to be entirely active and to propagate globally. Even if you are not tech-savvy, you won't encounter difficulties to do that, but to be on the safe side, we've got an extensive guide in which you can find all the steps. Our support department will also be able to help you 24/7 with any questions you may have about the DNS records of your domain addresses.