A TXT record is text in free, human-readable form, that's associated with a domain address as a DNS record for one purpose or another. The most typical use of a TXT record is to add your web site to an online search engine or to an analytics platform, that provides info about the targeted traffic to your Internet site. Setting up this type of a record functions as verification that you are the domain address owner and they will supply the content that you ought to include as the value when you set up the record. Another purpose of a TXT record is to validate that an e mail message is sent by the domain owner and from a trusted server - this is the so-called SPF security, that helps prevent any electronic address set up under your domain name to be forged and unauthorized individuals to send unsolicited mail making it appear like it was mailed from your own mailbox. You can include any other information that you'd like to be associated with your Internet domain in a TXT record as well.
TXT Records in Shared Hosting
All it takes to set up a new TXT record on our end is just a few clicks inside the Hepsia website hosting CP, so if you employ a shared hosting account from our company, you'll be able to create the record via a very user-friendly interface even though you may have never done this before. When you sign in to your Control Panel, you'll have to go to the DNS Records section where you can manage all records relevant to your Internet domain names and subdomains, click on the New button and in the pop-up that will appear, simply pick the hostname and the type (TXT) from drop-down menus and input the text that you need for the record. We also have an in depth Help article, but if you aren't sure what you should do, our 24/7 tech support shall help you and set up the needed record for you. The latter will be functioning within the hour, so if you're verifying your website, for example, you can ask the search engine to check your site again shortly after the record has been set up.