TXT is a DNS record, which contains info in human-readable form for external sources to obtain info about a specific domain name or subdomain. In the most common case, this type of record is used to prove that you own a domain name if you're trying to add it to a search engine or to some site traffic analytics platform. Considering that just the domain owner/administrator may add custom DNS records, the TXT record works as a verification of ownership for the company providing the service. Another popular use for this sort of records is the email SPF (Sender Policy Framework) security, which ensures that an e-mail address shall not be spoofed and that others will not receive unsolicited mail from allegedly your mailbox. The TXT record includes details about the mail server where your digital messages come from and serves as proof that it's a dependable one. Because there are no restrictions regarding the content of this type of a record, you could add any other info also.
TXT Records in Cloud Hosting
Our custom Hepsia Control Panel will allow you to handle the DNS records of every domain address or subdomain accommodated in a cloud hosting account with ease, so if you would like to create a new TXT record for any of them, it won't take you more than only a few seconds to do it. Through a rather user-friendly point-and-click interface, you'll simply have to choose one of your domain names or subdomains from a drop-down navigation, pick out TXT for the type from a second menu, and enter the actual content inside a box. This is done within the DNS Records section of Hepsia and soon after you are ready, the new record will be working. If you want to verify your site with Google, for example, you will simply have to log in to your account with them a couple of minutes later and ask them to check your domain name or subdomain. It does not take more time for a TXT record to go live if you require it for any other purpose.