TXT is a DNS record, containing information in human-readable form for external sources to obtain information about a particular domain or subdomain. In the most common scenario, this kind of record is employed to prove that you own a domain if you're trying to add it to an Internet search engine or to some website traffic analytics platform. Due to the fact that just the domain address owner/administrator can add custom DNS records, the TXT record functions 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) protection, that ensures that an e-mail address shall not be spoofed and that people will not get spam from allegedly your mailbox. The TXT record features info about the mail server where your electronic messages arrive from and serves as verification that it's a reliable one. Since there are no rules regarding the content of this type of a record, you could also include any other info also.