TXT is a DNS record, that contains data in human-readable form for external sources to get information regarding a particular domain name or subdomain. In the most common situation, this type of record is used to prove that you own a domain name if you are trying to add it to an online search engine or to some website traffic analytics platform. As just the domain name owner/administrator may add custom DNS records, the TXT record functions as a proof of ownership for the firm offering the service. Another popular use for this kind of records is the email SPF (Sender Policy Framework) protection, which helps to ensure that a particular email address isn’t spoofed and that others will not get spam from allegedly your mailbox. The TXT record contains details about the mail server where your electronic messages come from and serves as validation that it is a dependable one. Since there are no restrictions regarding the content of this kind of a record, you could add any other info also.
TXT Records in Cloud Hosting
Our custom Hepsia Control Panel will permit you to control the DNS records of every domain name or subdomain accommodated inside a cloud hosting account without difficulty, so if you would like to create a new TXT record for any of them, it won't take you more than just a few seconds to do this. Using a really user-friendly point-and-click interface, you'll simply have to choose one of your domains or subdomains from a drop-down navigation, pick TXT for the type through a second menu, and type in the actual content inside a box. This is done in the DNS Records section of Hepsia and soon after you are done, the new record will be working. If you want to validate your site with Google, for example, you'll just need to log in to your account with them a few 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 want it for any other purpose.