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Analytics: CloudFlare vs Google - What discrepancy is too big?

Been using CloudFlare for one of our sites for about a week now, and CloudFlare reports 450% more real visitor page views than Google Analytics (so that's not bots or blocked threats). I understand ...
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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 ...
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Managing redirections of 2 domains at CloudFlare for the same site

Let's say I have these two domains: example.com.uy example.uy My goal is to set a proper domain's forward according to SEO best practices using a 301 Redirect, in order to enforce my users to be ...
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Cloudflare is blocking Bingbot

When I check BingWebmaster and use "Fetch as BingBot" then Bing is able to crawl that particular URL of my site. However, when I use SiteScan tool, then I am getting 4xx error. (SiteScan ...
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CloudFlare DNS: How to setup a GitHub Repository to a custom sub domain?

I have a github pages site, and I want to add it as a subdomain to my cloudflare domain without using a page rule
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Registered domain on GoDaddy, pointed to Cloudflare - cannot Addon domain to my hosting

My goal: Buy domain on Godaddy, point it to Cloudflare nameservers, utilize Cloudflare functionality, and serve the content from my existing hosting provider. The Problem: Adding the domain in my ...
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Should I enable CloudFlare through cPanel, or set it up directly via cloudflare.com?

CloudFlare is a great free CDN. Some CloudFlare web hosting partners support activating CloudFlare directly from within cPanel. Is this the recommended way of doing so? What are the pros and cons ...
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Is it possible to see my site's real IP address if I'm using a CDN like CloudFlare?

CloudFlare acts as a reverse proxy and caches site content. Is it possible to see my site's real IP address if I'm using a CDN like CloudFlare? When I check my site's IP address using a lookup ...
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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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When my origin serves a "304 Not Modified", Cloudflare sends "200 OK" and makes the user download the page again

I'm using Cloudflare to cache certain APIs. I'm setting the below headers in my Origin server: Cache-Control: public, must-revalidate, max-age=300 Basically, I'm instructing the browser here to cache ...
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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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Mixed Content issue with WordPress, Cloudflare SSL and Genesis Framework

I have a WordPress which is based on the Genesis Framework and uses CloudFlare Flex SSL. The problem occurs in iOS Safari and Firefox mainly, the site gets loaded but without styles and everything ...
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