How to setup Cloudflare

Page speed is an essential element in figuring out your website’s search engine rankings. Not to mention, slow sites result in an awful consumer revel in. In this article, let us help you to set up your wordpress with Cloudflare website.

What’s Cloudflare?
Cloudflare is essentially a web application Firewall, an allotted proxy server, and a content material transport community (CDN). It optimizes your website through performing as a proxy among visitors and your server which facilitates defensive your site against DDoS attacks.

Why you should connect your website to Cloudflare?

Cloudflare protects and accelerates any website online. Once your site is a part of the Cloudflare community, its web traffic is routed through Cloudflare’s intelligent global network. Cloudflare automatically optimizes the delivery of your web pages, so your visitors get the fastest page load times and best performance.[please read how Cloudflare works]

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How to setup Cloudflare

Step 1:  Go to the Cloudflare website.

Step 2: Click on the Sign-Up button that marked in the below screenshot.

cloudflare wevsite

Step 3: Enter your email address and new password. Click on Create Account button.

create cloudflare account

Step 4: Enter your domain name here and click on the Add site button.

add domain in cloudflare

Step 5: Select your Cloudflare plan. you can go ahead and use the free plan and click on Confirm Plan button.

select cloudflate plan

Step 6: Cloudflare would scan your DNS records and show them to you. scroll down below and click on the Continue button.

cloudflare dns records

Step 7: Cloudflare would show name servers to you. you have to update them in your domain name provider

cloudflare name servers

Step 8: Once you update the name servers, click on Done, Check name servers button. 

You did it. Wait for DNS pointing to Cloudflare servers, it may take 24h to propagate Cloudflare DNS globally.


If you have any further questions, let us know in the comment section.

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