How do I create a TXT record?

TXT records are often used to check whether you are the administrator of the domain name. Also SPF records are added as txt record.

Follow these steps in the control panel to set a TXT record: 

  1. Go to “My products”> “DNS & forwarding management”> Click on the “Manage DNS” button to the right of your domain name.
  2. Select “TXT records” in the menu on the left.
  3. Click on the blue “+Add” button on the top right.
  4. Under “TXT rules” enter the value of your TXT record and click on “Add a TXT record” (see image).
  5. The changes are activated. Remember that this can take up to 4 hours. You can check the active records via:

Changes to your TXT records will only take effect after 1 to 4 hours
The distribution time is usually 1 hour, but can go up to 4

Updated on 6 October 2022

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