How to Eliminate/minimise downtime when adding your domain to Cloudflare? [STEP BY STEP]☑️
Today in this tutorial we will show you how to add your domain in Cloudflare using the correct procedures, so that your site should not experience any downtime during the change. Watch this short video tutorial on how to eliminate downtime in your website while adding your domain in Cloudflare.
If you don’t want to watch the video tutorial, skip and proceed with the text version mentioned below.
Follow the steps in following order to eliminate downtime when adding domain to Cloudflare:
Step::1 Login to Cloudflare
Step::2 Add site to Cloudflare
Step::3 Check if all your DNS records are correct, if any record it missing, add it manually.
Step::4 Click on the Cloud☁️ icon under the Proxy status and change it from Proxied to DNS only.
Step::5 Now go ahead and copy the Cloudflare’s nameservers and add it in your Domain control panel.
Step::6 After getting this done, come back to Cloudflare dashboard and click on SSL/TLS icon on top
Step::7 You can set Your SSL/TLS encryption mode to Flexible
Step::8 Once done all changes, go back to the DNS zone and revert the Proxy status back to Proxied.