A TXT record, as the abbreviation suggests, is a record, which holds data in human-readable form and not code. It can be created for a domain name or a subdomain for various purposes. Search engines, for instance, have different ways of making sure that you are the owner of a given domain name and one of them is in fact by creating a TXT record with specific text that they provide and which you need to use as the record value. Exactly the same verification method is employed by some analytics platforms that keep track of the traffic to your sites as well. Of course, in such a 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 furthermore used when you activated the so-called SPF protection for your email addresses so that you can protect them from being forged. In this case, the record contains info showing that a particular digital message is sent from a reliable and authorized mail server. You may use a TXT record for any kind of other information as well, such as your business details, as an example.

TXT Records in Cloud Hosting

If you have a cloud hosting account and you would like to set up a TXT record for any reason for an Internet domain or a subdomain hosted inside it, you will be able to do that with just a few clicks in the Hepsia CP. The new record will be functioning immediately after that, so a search engine, for example, can pick it up to confirm that you are the owner of a given site in just a few minutes. You can set up the TXT record in the DNS Records section of your CP where you will also find all of the other records for your domain names. All you will have to do will be to choose the domain or subdomain and also the record type from drop-down menus, enter the text content and save the change. If you are not sure what to do, you can even 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.