In this tutorial we will show you how to setup Cloudflare. Cloudflare is a 3rd party service that can stop incoming attacks to your website, among other things.

This guide requires you to have an account with cloudflare, which offer free and paying options.

Setting Up Cloudflare:

  1. Login to Cloudflare.
  2. Click the Websites button on top.
    clicking the websites button in cloudflare
  3. You will see your websites listed, click the Continue setup button next to the domain you want to setup.
    completing the setup in cloudflare
    Cloudflare will provide you with nameservers to point to, write these down.
    view of cloudflare nameservers
    If you registered your domain with us you can update the nameserves in AMP, otherwise you will have to update these with your registrar.
  4. After you have updated your nameservers, click the I've updated my nameservers, continue button. You will then see a message stating "Congratulations! You've completed the setup for" (Your actual domain will be listed.)
    cloudflare setup complete


Congratulations, now you know how to setup Cloudflare!



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2015-06-01 1:39 pm

This is a really helpful and i learnt many thing about cloudflare, DNS, domain names through this small article.

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