A TXT record, as the abbreviation indicates, is a record, which holds information in human-readable form and not code. It can be set up for a domain address or a subdomain for a number of purposes. Search engines like Yahoo, for instance, have different ways of confirming that you are the owner of a particular domain and one of them is in fact by creating a TXT record with specific text that they provide and which you must use as the record value. Exactly the same verification method is being employed by some analytics platforms that keep track of the traffic to your Internet sites as well. Of course, in this case the content of the record will be read by a robot, but it will still be in human-readable form. A TXT record is furthermore used if you activated the so-called SPF protection for your e-mails so that you can prevent them from being forged. In cases like this, the record contains info showing that a given electronic message is sent from a dependable and authorized mail server. You can use a TXT record for any type of other information as well, like your company details, for example.

TXT Records in Shared Hosting

All it takes to set up a new TXT record on our end is simply a few mouse clicks in the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel, so if you use a shared hosting account from our company, you can set up the record via a very user-friendly interface even when you have never done such a thing before. As you log in to your Control Panel, you will have to go to the DNS Records section through which you can manage all of the records relevant to your domains and subdomains, click on the New button and in the pop-up that will show up, simply choose the hostname and the type (TXT) from drop-down menus and enter the text that you need for the record. We also have a comprehensive Help article, but if you are not sure what to do, our 24/7 technical support can help you and create the needed record for you. The latter shall be working within the hour, in case you are validating your website, for example, you could ask the search engine to check your site again immediately after the record has been created.

TXT Records in Semi-dedicated Hosting

A new TXT record could be set up with ease when you use a semi-dedicated server package from our company because the Hepsia CP, provided with all accounts, is really user-friendly and it'll permit you to set up any record with just a few mouse clicks. All Internet domain names and subdomains that you have inside the account shall be listed in a drop-down menu, so you'll just have to select the one that you need, choose the record type, which will be TXT in this case, and enter or copy/paste the needed text. It won't take more than one hour for your new record to be fully active and to propagate globally. Even if you are not tech-savvy, you will not experience complications to do that, but to be on the safe side, we've got a comprehensive guide where you can find all the steps. Our tech support department will also be able to assist you 24/7 with any questions you could have about the DNS records of your domain names.