A TXT record is text in free, human-readable form, that is associated with an Internet domain as a DNS record for one purpose or other. The most frequent use of a TXT record is to add your web site to a search engine or to an analytics platform, which offers info about the traffic to your website. Setting up this sort of a record functions as verification that you're the domain owner and they'll provide the content that you need to include as the value when you create 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 reliable server - this is the so-called SPF security, that helps prevent any electronic address set up under your domain to be forged and unauthorized individuals to send spam making it appear like it was sent from your own mailbox. You can include any other info which you want to be associated with your Internet domain in a TXT record as well.
TXT Records in Shared Hosting
If you have a shared hosting account and you want to set up a TXT record for any purpose for an Internet domain or a subdomain hosted inside it, you will be able to achieve that with just a few clicks in your Hepsia CP. The new record shall be functioning shortly after that, so a search engine, for example, can pick it up to validate that you are the owner of a particular web site in a matter of minutes. You can create the TXT record using the DNS Records section of your Control Panel in which you will also find all of the other records for your domain names. All you will have to do shall be to choose the domain address or subdomain as well as the record type through drop-down menus, input the text content and save the change. If you're not sure how to proceed, you can also check out our step-by-step guide, which you could discover in the Help section of your account, or you could also get in touch with our tech support to assist you with the creation of the new record.
TXT Records in Semi-dedicated Hosting
The custom-built Hepsia website hosting CP, which comes with all our Linux semi-dedicated hosting, allows you to set up a new TXT record very quickly and with no complications. It is very user-friendly and has a section devoted to the DNS records of your domains, so once you sign in and navigate to there, you could select the required Internet domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, choose "TXT" as the type of your new record and input the content you want to be the actual text associated with the domain. You will find an in depth step-by-step guide in the CP also and the new record will be operating immediately after you create it, so if you want it for website validation, for instance, simply wait for a bit and then begin the verification process with the search engine in which you are adding your site. In case you have questions about the TXT records, our professional technical support team is going to be available 24/7 to assist you.
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