TXT is a DNS record, which contains info in human-readable form for external sources to obtain information regarding a specific Internet domain or subdomain. In the most common case, this type of record is employed to prove that you own a domain name in case you're trying to add it to a search engine or to some traffic analytics platform. Due to the fact that just the domain address owner/administrator is able to add custom DNS records, the TXT record serves as a verification of ownership for the firm providing the service. Another popular use for this sort of records is the e mail SPF (Sender Policy Framework) security, which makes sure that an email address shall not be spoofed and that people will not receive spam from allegedly your mailbox. The TXT record features information about the mail server where your electronic messages come from and serves as proof that it is a dependable one. As there are no regulations concerning the content of this type of a record, you can add any other info as well.