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 other. The most frequent use of a TXT record is to add your site to an Internet search engine or to an analytics platform, that provides details about the web traffic to your website. Creating such a record can serve as proof that you're the domain owner and they will supply the content that you ought to include as the value when you set up the record. Another purpose of a TXT record is to confirm that an email message is sent by the Internet domain owner and from a reliable web server - this is the so-called SPF protection, that prevents any electronic address set up under your domain name to be forged and unauthorized individuals to send out spam making it appear like it was mailed from your own mailbox. You could add any other info that you would like to be associated with your Internet domain in a TXT record as well.