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:

  1. Find the domain you want to customize, and click the DNS button next to it.
  2. Scroll to the DNS Records area, and click the Add button to create a new DNS Record. 
  3. If your TXT record has a Host or Domain value, enter it in the Subdomain field.
  4. Click the Record Type dropdown menu and select TXT Record.
  5. Under the Value column, enter the TXT Record's value. 
  6. Click Save.