TXT is a DNS record, containing data in human-readable form for external sources to get info about a certain domain or subdomain. In the most common situation, such a 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 web traffic analytics platform. Considering that only the domain name owner/administrator can add custom DNS records, the TXT record works as a proof of ownership for the firm supplying the service. Another popular use for this type of records is the e mail SPF (Sender Policy Framework) protection, which ensures that an e-mail address shall not be spoofed and that individuals will not get spam from allegedly your mailbox. The TXT record features details about the mail server where your electronic messages arrive from and serves as verification that it's a dependable one. Because there are no restrictions regarding the content of this type of a record, you can add any other information also.