TXT is a DNS record, that contains information in human-readable form for external sources to obtain information about a certain domain or subdomain. In the most common situation, this sort of record is used to prove that you own a domain if you're trying to add it to a search engine or to some website traffic analytics platform. Considering that just the domain owner/administrator can add custom DNS records, the TXT record serves as a proof of ownership for the company providing the service. Another popular use for this sort of records is the e mail SPF (Sender Policy Framework) protection, which helps to ensure that an e-mail address will not be spoofed and that individuals will not receive spam from allegedly your mailbox. The TXT record features details about the mail server where your digital messages originate from and functions as confirmation that it's a dependable one. Because there are no restrictions concerning the content of this sort of a record, you can add any other info also.
TXT Records in Shared Website Hosting
All it takes to set up a new TXT record on our end is just a few clicks in the Hepsia website hosting CP, so if you employ a shared website hosting account from our company, you shall be able to create the record using a very user-friendly interface even though you may have never done this before. Once you log in to your CP, you will have to visit the DNS Records section through which you can manage all the records related to your domain names 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 input the text that you need for the record. We also have a comprehensive Help article, but if you are not sure how to handle it, our 24/7 tech support team can help you and set up the required record for you. The latter is going to be active within the hour, so if you are verifying your site, for instance, you may ask the search engine to check your site again shortly after the record has been set up.