A TXT record, as the abbreviation implies, is a record, which holds data in human-readable form and not code. It could be set up for a domain address or a subdomain for various purposes. Search engines like Google, for instance, have different ways of verifying you are the owner of a certain domain name and one of them is actually by creating a TXT record with certain text which they provide and which you should use as the record value. The same verification method is employed by some analytics platforms that keep track of the traffic to your websites as well. Needless to say, in this 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 used if you enable the so-called SPF protection for your emails so that you can prevent them from being forged. In such a case, 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 kind of other information also, such as your business details, as an example.

TXT Records in Shared Web Hosting

If you have a shared web hosting account and you want to create a TXT record for any reason for a domain name or a subdomain hosted within it, you will be able to do it with just a few clicks in the Hepsia Control Panel. The new record is going to be working immediately after that, so a search engine, for example, can pick it up to verify that you're the owner of a given web site within a few minutes. You can create the TXT record in the DNS Records section of your CP in which you shall also find all the other records for your domain names. All you will have to do shall be to choose the domain address or subdomain and the record type via drop-down menus, enter the text content and save the change. If you are not sure what you should do, you should also check out our step-by-step guide, which you will find in the Help section of your account, or you can also contact our tech support team to assist you with the creation of the new record.

TXT Records in Semi-dedicated Servers

A new TXT record can be set up easily and quickly if you employ a semi-dedicated server package from our company because the Hepsia Control Panel, provided with all accounts, is quite user-friendly and it'll allow you to set up any record with simply a few clicks. All domains and subdomains you have inside the account will be listed in a drop-down menu, so you will only have to choose the one that you need, choose the record type, which will be TXT in this case, and enter or copy/paste the required text. It will not take more than 1 hour for your new record to be completely functioning and to propagate world-wide. Even if you are not tech-savvy, you simply won't encounter difficulties to do this, but to be on the safe side, we have a comprehensive 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 might have about the DNS records of your Internet domain names.