Learn more about TXT records - what are they, what is their purpose and how do they fit into the DNS system.
A TXT record is text in free, human-readable form, that is associated with a domain as a DNS record for one purpose or another. The most popular use of a TXT record is to add your site to a search engine or to an analytics platform, that offers details about the targeted traffic to your website. Creating such a record serves as verification that you're the domain owner and they'll provide the content that you should include as the value when you set up the record. Another application of a TXT record is to validate that an email message is sent by the domain name owner and from a reliable server - this is the so-called SPF protection, that helps prevent any electronic address created under your domain name to be forged and unauthorized people to send junk e-mail making it appear like it was mailed from your own mailbox. You may include any other information that you'd like to be associated with your domain name in a TXT record as well.
TXT Records in Web Hosting
Our custom Hepsia Control Panel will allow you to manage the DNS records of every domain name or subdomain accommodated inside a web hosting account without difficulty, so if you would want to create a new TXT record for any one of them, it will not take you more than a few seconds to do that. Using a rather user-friendly point-and-click interface, you'll simply have to pick one of your domains or subdomains from a drop-down navigation, select TXT for the type from a second menu, and then enter the actual content inside a box. This is done within the DNS Records section of Hepsia and soon after you are all set, the new record is going to be working. If you would like to validate your web site with Google, for instance, you will just need to log in to your account with them several minutes later and ask them to check your domain or subdomain. It doesn't take longer for a TXT record to go live if you require it for any other reason.