Knowledge Base

CloudFlare

CloudFlare is a content delivery network (CDN) service that A2 Hosting provides to our web hosting customers for free. On average, a web site using CloudFlare loads 200% faster, uses 60% less bandwidth, and is much more secure.

What is CloudFlare?

Learn about CloudFlare's content delivery network (CDN) and how it can help improve your site's performance and security.

Activating CloudFlare

Learn how to activate CloudFlare for your web site with just a few easy steps.

Configuring CloudFlare

After you activate CloudFlare, you can configure it for your web site using cPanel. Learn how here.

Using SSL with CloudFlare

Learn about the different options for using SSL on a CloudFlare-enabled account.

What is Railgun?

Railgun greatly speeds up delivery of non-cached web pages, and complements CloudFlare's caching service. Read this article to learn more.

Troubleshooting CloudFlare connections

This article provides information you can use to help troubleshoot accounts that use CloudFlare.

Using CloudFlare to defend against DDoS attacks

CloudFlare can help your site withstand DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attacks, and this article shows you how.