TXT is a DNS record, which contains information in human-readable form for external sources to obtain information regarding a particular domain name or subdomain. In the most common case, this kind of record is employed to prove that you own a domain name in case you are trying to add it to an Internet search engine or to some site traffic analytics platform. Considering that just the Internet domain owner/administrator may add custom DNS records, the TXT record functions as a proof of ownership for the firm supplying the service. Another popular use for this sort of records is the e-mail SPF (Sender Policy Framework) security, which makes sure that a particular email address won't be spoofed and that others will not receive junk e-mail from allegedly your mailbox. The TXT record features info about the mail server where your electronic messages originate from and serves as validation that it's a dependable one. Because there are no standards about the content of this sort of a record, you can add any other info as well.