Firstly, you need to create an account on Cloudflare. (It’s free!)
Cloudflare, Inc. is an American web infrastructure and website security company, providing content delivery network services, DDoS mitigation, Internet security, and distributed domain name server services. Create Account: https://dash.cloudflare.com/sign-up
Now, you need to add your site by clicking on +Add a Site, if the site is already added, it will be visible either in Active or Pending state:
If in a pending state, click on the site & you will be redirected to the following page. Here, you will have steps to complete the nameserver setup. For this, login to your web hosting service, remove the given nameservers (upper highlighted box in the image below) with the Couldflare’s nameserver (lower highlighted box in the image below).
After this, your site will be active. Now, click on the site as shown in the screenshot below:
Furthermore, on the redirected page, click on DNS. Refer to the image below:
After this, you need to copy the nameservers and then add this to your already hosted server like GoDaddy, Shopify, etc.
Note: Once you move to the Cloudflare and add the site to make it active, kindly check for the seller’s entry in your DNS. If there is no entry for the same, add it manually.
Make sure SSL/TLS encryption mode is set to be flexible. Set this under: SSL/TLS > Your Shop > Account > Cloudflare – Web Performance & Security:
Lastly, you need to create two Page Rules. For that, click on the Page Rules menu as shown in the image below:
On the redirected page, click on Create Page Rule as shown below:
Using these steps, create the following page rules:
Always Use HTTPS With this, any http:// URL is converted to https:// through a 301 redirect.
Cache Level: Bypass
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