TXT is a DNS record, which contains data in human-readable form for external sources to obtain information regarding a particular Internet domain or subdomain. In the most common case, such a record is used to prove that you own a domain if you're trying to add it to a search engine or to some traffic analytics platform. As only the domain address owner/administrator can add custom DNS records, the TXT record serves as a verification of ownership for the corporation supplying the service. Another popular use for this sort of records is the e-mail SPF (Sender Policy Framework) security, which helps to ensure that a particular email address shall not be spoofed and that people will not get junk e-mail from allegedly your mailbox. The TXT record includes information about the mail server where your online messages come from and serves as validation that it is a dependable one. As there are no rules regarding the content of such a record, you can include any other information as well.