A TXT record is text in free, human-readable form, that is associated with a domain address as a DNS record for one purpose or another. The most popular use of a TXT record is to add your web site to a search engine or to an analytics platform, which offers information about the web traffic to your website. Creating this sort of a record works as verification that you are the domain name owner and they will supply the content you should include as the value when you create the record. Another purpose of a TXT record is to verify that an e-mail message is sent by the domain owner and from a trusted web server - this is the so-called SPF security, which helps prevent any electronic address set up under your domain name to be forged and unauthorized people to send unsolicited mail making it look like it was sent from your own mailbox. You could include any other information that you would like to be associated with your Internet domain in a TXT record as well.