Page speed is an important factor regarding any website. Website speed effect Search engine ranking. If it will better then improve your search engine ranking. So In this article, we will discuss how to setup CloudFlare free CDN for a website. Some users cannot purchase MAX CDN so now in this article we will setup CloudFlare free CDN for a website.
What is CloudFlare?
CloudFlare is a web base application Firewall which protects your website by using a proxy server and CDN (content delivery network). It optimizes web speed and user experience with your site. It is offering a free plan for beginners who want to use only 1 website. Their premium plan starts at $20 P.M.
How To Setup CloudFlare With W3 Total Cache?
Now we will see here how to setup CloudFlare with W3 Total Cache. Before going to make better WordPress site speed just check the reason of slow speed. Maybe your hosting is the main reason of slow site speed. So it’s better to choose best WordPress hosting. If you want to configure your website with CloudFlare then we will recommend Inmotion or BlueHost. BlueHost is a partner of CloudFlare and also recommended for WordPress website.
For setup CloudFlare just sign up for a new account and if you have then sign in. Just visit CloudFlare website and choose sign up option.
Now enter asked information and click on “create an account now”.
Now click on “Add a site” and enter your website URL. After that click on “Begin Scan”.
Just hold down!
Now if you want to change on and off CloudFlare. Just click on the cloud it will on or off CloudFlare.
Scroll down and hit continue button which will place on your right hand.
Now choose a plan if you want to purchase Pro, Business or Enterprise then just select and pay. After that configure like free method.
Now click on light green continue button. The next step is to place the copied DNS in your domain registrar account setting. You can read here add DNS server. Remove old DNS server addresses and paste new addresses.
Now do speed setting like the told method. You have setup your free CloudFlare account now see here W3 Total Cache Setting.
How To Create CloudFlare WordPress Page Rules?
Now just see here how to create CloudFlare WordPress page rules. Just see the below pictures to make page rules. CloudFlare is offering only 3-page rules in the free version. If you want to make more than 3 then upgrade your account.
Click on Add Rule.
Now create page rule for wp-admin by the above method.
This is previews true rule now one left just to see.
You have created 3-page rules for your website. Now just check site speed I hope you will feel a big difference. See our site speed test after this configuration.
Now click on Purge All Cache after configuration of CloudFlare. Don’t forget to read maximize AdSense revenue.
Lastly, you have learned about setup CloudFlare. Now just read supporting articles which will support you to rid of difficulties.