Enabling CloudFlare for Domains
Posted by Alex B. on 31 May 2012 06:02 AM


1. Login to cPanel

2. Select CloudFlare under Software/Services


3. Select Edit next to the domain in question. The gray cloud shows that CloudFlare is disabled for the domain currently.

4. This will expand the selection of subdomains off of the account.  Scroll down until you find the one you want to enable CloudFlare.  Select

the Want to run on Cloudflare? (1) Then click on the here link (2)

5. This will take us to the Advanced DNS zone editor.

a.  Select Edit on the domain

b.  Set Type: to CNAME

c.  Fill in the main hostname as the CNAME record

d.  Save by hitting Edit Record

6. Now go back to the CloudFlare section and select the gray cloud to enable.

7. After clicking this you will see a message at the top of the browser and the grey cloud will turn Golden to indicate CloudFlare has been



8. An email will be sent to the user with the login details and how to obtain the password.  The user will need to click on the link in the email

to receive a password in order to login to CloudFlare and view statistics/upgrade to a paid account.

9. After around 5 mins you can check if CloudFlare has been enalbed from your location.

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