Questions in this Section:
- Common Causes of Domain Connection Problems
- How to Modify a Domain Name's DNS Records
- How To Forward Your Domain To A URL
- Connecting a Domain Name to a Web Host
- Changing Your Nameservers
- Creating an A Record or Static IP Address
- Creating a Subdomain
- Creating MX records to Connect to Your Email Host
- How to Create a CNAME Record
- Creating an SRV Record
- Creating a AAAA Record
- How to set up a TXT record on a domain name
FAQ: How to set up a TXT record on a domain name
This article explains how to create custom TXT records for registered domain names at United Domains.
A TXT Record (short for "text record") is a type of DNS Record that provides text information to sources other than your domain name. A TXT Record can contain letters, numbers, and symbols.
Note: You must have your domain name pointed to United Domains' name servers to add a TXT record from your United Domains account. Click here for information about changing your name servers.
To add a TXT Record, first log in to your United Domains account, then follow these steps:
- Find the domain you want to customize, and click the DNS button next to it.
- Scroll to the DNS Records area, and click the Add button to create a new DNS Record.
- If your TXT record has a Host or Domain value, enter it in the Subdomain field.
- Click the Record Type dropdown menu and select TXT Record.
- Under the Value column, enter the TXT Record's value.
- Click Save.