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403 Forbidden error for Wordpress login after whitelisting Cloudflare IPs in htaccess

I’m using Cloudflare nameservers and I’m trying to whitelist Cloudflare IPs through htaccess file as advised in Cloudflare documentation, but it results in a 403 Forbidden error for my Wordpress login....
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how to disbale cloudflare ssl for only one page in a website?

I want to avoid cloudflare ssl from only one page of a website. I am using flexible ssl and I cant change it other. Is there any solution for this?
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How to stop the IP of the server from redirecting to the domain if accessed directly?

So there is a site, that is behind Cloudflare so the IP is protected, but in addition to that, I want to make it so that if you have the IP and type it in the browser, it will not disclose the domain ...
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CDN cached PHP page vs HTML one - Loading speed

Is there any difference at all in terms of loading speed if we have a fully cached PHP generated site (by for example, using CloudFlare rules "Cache everything") and a HTML page? Cloudflare allows ...
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Troubleshooting Cloudflare 301 Redirects

My client has a URL they want to entirely redirect to another site (301 redirect). This domain is purchased and managed through GoDaddy (unfortunately). After setting up the redirect, I was getting ...
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CloudFlare switching between non-fully-qualified and fully-qualified domain names; is this normal?

Over the past day or so, I've started seeing CloudFlare randomly oscillating its DNS responses between the FQDNs and non-FQDNs for my domain, as follows: "Question": [ { "name": "...
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How to redirect from subdomain to another port without showing IP on browsers address bar?

I tried to add another service on the same server with different port, I found that in Cloudflare, we should use A record with page rules to redirect that subdomain to ip address with specific port. ...
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Can I use a third-party service to provide DNS for my site?

I'm setting up a new site, and my host uses a Cpanel alternative that only allows me to add A and CNAME records. I need to add TXT records as well, for SPF settings and such. I know I can do this ...
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Cloudflare + Forced SSL + auth on directory

I hope I'm asking in the right area. Here's what I have. Apache 2.4.18 on Ubuntu 16.04 server. I have my main website in a vhost, call it domain.com. This is proxied through CloudFlare. I also ...
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Is CloudFlare full SSL less secure than Cloudflace full (strict) SSL?

I have a Linux shared hosting on Hostgator, and am using a Full SSL from Cloudflare which Encrypts end-to-end, using a self-signed certificate on the server. How secure is it? What are different ...
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How to host sub domain on a different server?

Web hosting scenario of landing page (foobar.com) built in Jekyll and hosted on Cloudcanyon. Need a sub domain (chat.foobar.com) for a chatroom to go to a different server like Heroku to run the ...
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cloudflare free vs ModSecurity on Linux shared hosting

On my shared Linux hosting from Hostgator, I had ModSecurity enabled. My website is a Wordpress site, where the Google login redirection URL after successful authentication was being blocked by ...
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What is the Cloudflare equivalent of these two .htaccess redirect rules?

I usually set up my sites to rewrite URLs in the following cases: All http traffic is redirected to https (and www), with a 301 All non-www traffic is redirected to www (and https), with a 301 In ....
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how do I set up a cloudflare failover without having control of their DNS?

I'm trying to use Cloudflare's fail-over system, but I won't be able to transfer the domain's DNS to Cloudflare. The owner of the domain has offered to set up a CNAME but I don't know how that would ...
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Website Speed Issue [duplicate]

How can I boost my website speed "Onlineseoblog"? I have done the following: Cloudflare W3C Total Cache Removed embedded Videos
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How does CloudFlare Handle JS Redirects?

I need to implement a couple Javascript redirects using window.location on my site. This redirect fires in very specific circumstances and I don't want that redirect cached. I found info about how ...
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Do I need cPanel's AutoSSL if I also enable Cloudflare's SSL?

All of the websites I manage use cPanel, which also offers free SSL certificates. However, some of these domains use Cloudflare for their DNS, and they also get their SSL certificates from Cloudflare ...
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Non subdomain is “not private” but subdomain is

I am trying to setup a website for my app domain using an Ubuntu/Apache server hosted on Linode and Cloudflare. The setup works for www.my.app but not for just my.app without the www. My ...
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Enabling cPanel AutoSSL alongside Cloudflare

We have a domain that is running behind Cloudflare that we would also like to have a valid (and free) SSL certificate on the origin server (running cPanel with AutoSSL). Currently the AutoSSL script ...
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Reduce CloudFlare Wait Time

I installed CloudFlare as a test to one domain on my server, supposing it would be quicker. But it's not. The waiting time (I think, otherwise known as time to first byte) has gone up considerably. ...
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What can I do when my Cloudflare SSL certificate isn't authorizing?

It's been over 24 hours since I activated SSL in the Crypto section of Cloudflare, but my Universal SSL Status still says "Authorizing Certificate". When I visit my site, Chrome says that the site ...
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Wordpress + Cloudflare SSL redirects to apache root?

We recently deployed our new website and when trying to use it over SSL with cloudflare, it redirects to the Apache root dir? I generated origin TLS certificates and downloaded those from cloudflare ...
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Correct MX Configuration for Cloudflare

I've always assumed that if I use an external nameserver (like Cloudflare) for a domain, then my local WHM nameserver is completely bypassed for that domain. Is this correct? I've always pointed MX ...
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Will premium DNS speed up TLS/SSL?

I'm trialing out CloudFlare (which I only want for speed optimisation). I'm guessing I should wait a bit longer to test the true benefits, due to propagation. One thing I can't find out is if such ...
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How get download stats in Matomo analytics for static content that's served by my CDN (Cloudflare)?

I'm considering enabling Cloudflare for my site, which will make it so that static content is loaded from their servers instead of mine. If that's the case, how can I tally the request in our ...
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Cannot find where my site is being cached! [closed]

So I have a bit of experience as a web master, but am at my whits end trying to find out what is caching my site. I cannot see any updates I make for the life of me. What I've tried: Clear ...
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Disable caching for subdomain on Cloudflare?

How can I disable caching for a subdomain on Cloudflare but keep SSL?
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Is it necessary to edit DNS settings at registrar when using CloudFlare?

I need to point a subdomain to a different web hosting service. The domain is registered with my registrar, the DNS is managed by CloudFlare, and the hosting is managed by a third party hosting ...
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Setting up Let's Encrypt with CloudFlare and dynamic IP

My setup is as follows: Dedicated server (Linux) with dynamic IP address NO-IP domain name domain name When I want to access my system (server), I access my domain, which redirects me to my NO-IP ...
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“Invalid response” when returning a HTTP 404 page via Cloudflare

My website is using Cloudflare in order to enable SSL (free SSL is not available on my host, Hostgator). Everything seems to be working fine, except when I return a 404 page. That results in This ...
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How can I point a subdomain at a web app without the domain name changing in the browser address bar?

I have two apps app1 and app2 on 000webhost. Say app1 has domain www.example.com which uses cloudflare. I want subdomain.example.com to be the main domain of app2. How can I do this? I have created a ...
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Is an .htaccess edit necessary when enabling Cloudflare SSL?

I have recently changed 3-4 of my sites to Cloudflare SSL. After that, I went to General Settings on WordPress and changed URLs from HTTP to HTTPS. And it redirects from HTTP to HTTPS without any ...
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How can I protect stratum+tcp from DDoS?

There was a question asking this posted earlier (seems to have been removed) and I did some research to find the answer. You can protect http and https from DDoS using Cloudflare but non-http ...
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What are the advantages of using Blogger's HTTPS with custom domain?

Blogger's HTTPS is now available for custom domains too. I am currently using Cloudflare SSL and they automatically apply it to all HTTP requests, and changes "http" to "https" for all resources or ...
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Transferring a domain that is managed by Cloudflare to another registrar

I'm planning on switching from OVH to Gandi in the coming weeks/months (domain first, hosting later). However, I'm not sure what the process is exactly, given I'm also using Cloudflare and none of the ...
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How to setup a Namecheap domain with 1and1 hosting and Cloudflare DNS [closed]

I have a domain with Namecheap and a hosting account with 1and1, and I want to use the Cloudflare DNS for free SSL. How would I set up the DNS properly?
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Facebook crawler with no user agent spamming our site in possible DoS attack

Crawlers registered to Facebook (ipv6 ending in :face:b00c::1) were slamming our site, seeing 10s of thousands of hits in just 20 minutes. We noticed they didn't have a user agent in the header and ...
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Performance Issues Using SSL With Cloudflare

I have been using Cloudflare for a while without much consideration to what it was doing. Today I have noticed that there is around 500ms of delay when I view a web page over https when Cloudflare is ...
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How can I force Blogger's 'search widget' to use HTTPS?

I've just set up CloudFlare for my website, so that I can run HTTPS (yes, I know it's not encrypted end-to-end... this is fine). All the images, script resources, etc. are now linked using protocol-...
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Some blogger gadgets and components vanish when using SSL from Cloudflare with a custom domain name

I have a blogger account and wished to use a custom domain address which I managed to buy and setup using Cloudflare. I enabled flexible SSL and used "always HTTPS" page rules. Now when i was setting ...
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So is Cloudflare now setting up HTTPS for websites? [closed]

Hi so I read many websites that say to enable SSL on my drupal site, I need to purchase the certificate, install it on my apache server, install mod_ssl, enable it on httpd.conf, and finally configure ...
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Is Cloudflare's auto-minify feature compatible with Railgun?

I have burned the last two days wondering why the minification from Cloudflare doesn't work and what is happening. First I thought it was related to caching. Then it got me by reading something ...
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Does CloudFlare's analytics support download statistics on individual files?

I'm planning on using CloudFlare with our website but I need to make sure that I can still provide download statistics for some of the files which will inevitably be cached. I couldn't find anything ...
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Website not showing files over secure connection (on subdomains)

I've got this website. I basically can't see pages on my subdomains with HTTPS, I can see them without HTTPS though; I've contacted both my SSL provider and my hosting provider both just recommended ...
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Migrate DNS from current host for multiple records

What is the best way to quickly update multiple client domain DNS and keep switchover downtime to a minimum? I am currently using vanity nameservers and glue record on my Primary domain, at the ...
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Blogger Custom Subdomain does not work with Cloudflare DNS

I have set up Cloudflare to redirect www.hanxue.co and the naked domain hanxue.co to my blog http://hanxue.blogspot.com - works without any problem. When I change the subdomain to blog.hanxue.co, ...
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Can I use CloudFlare DNS without using their service and point DNS to Incapsula?

I have been using CloudFlare for a few years as well as Incapsula and while CloudFlare excels in CDN, it is far far far behind in terms of security. Incapsula on the other hand rocks for security (at ...
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How to use CloudFlare and web host at same time?

I'm trying to set up a (.tk) website for a school project using 000WebHost, but at the same time I want to integrate CloudFlare DDoS protection into my website as well. The two ways to hook up a ...
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Comparison of CloudFlare's new Argo routing feature [closed]

Does anyone have any experience with or know of any stats on CloudFlare's new Argo intelligent routing feature regarding actual performance improvements before and after enabling it? Cloudflare ...
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Subdomain on another server cPanel A Record & Cloudflare

I have created an A record to point to another server for a subdomain to be hosted separately from the actual domain name. I created this on cPanel but I also have Cloudflare enabled. I subdomain ...