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How Does Cloudflare Work? Cloudflare acts as a middleman to handle requests through its global network of data centers. Cloudflare will determine the fastest routes to provide content, much like a CDN, to present it at local speeds as requests come in. What separates...

Setting up Cloudflare in cPanel Guide The CloudFlare plugin comes pre-installed on our Shared and Business hosting packages and can be accessed via the Software section in cPanel. If you're on a Cloud or Dedicated server, you'll need to install the plugin using the steps...

What Are The Recommended Settings Provided By Cloudflare? Here are the settings that you should take advantage of from Cloudflare. They are broken down into Essential and Optional. Essential Whitelist Cloudflare's IP addresses Check your Performance settings Check your...

How Do I Protect Myself From a DDoS Attack With Cloudflare? A DDoS, or Distributed Denial of Service attack, can do more than ruin your day. It can cripple your website, business, and vital information. Cloudflare rapidly can protect you through their service by turning on...

An Overview of the Cloudflare Plugin Cloudflare is an industry-leading high-performance CDN provider with hundreds of data centers worldwide. It caches websites in each of these data center locations, providing quicker load times for users as well as additional protection...

Cloudflare is a great tool to help both in securing and speeding the delivery of your domain. Setup is straightforward, and we'll outline below how to get started quickly. If you don't already have a Cloudflare account, go to https: //www.cloudflare.com and click the Sign-Up...