Cloudflare places a proxy between the server and your visitors. This is not always suitable when using a network testing tool or developing a site. This article describes two ways to turn off Cloudflare.
When you want to route traffic directly to your site's web server, you should disable Cloudflare. Doing so ensures that the Cloudflare proxy is not used. To turn off Cloudflare, follow these steps:
In the right sidebar, under Advanced Actions, click Pause Cloudflare on Site, and then click Confirm:
To re-enable Cloudflare, in the right sidebar, under Advanced Actions, click Enable Cloudflare on Site:
When you are making changes to your site, you can enable Development Mode. Traffic to your server is routed through Cloudflare, but caching is turned off and you can see changes to your site immediately.
To enable Development Mode, follow these steps:
In the right sidebar, under Quick Actions, click the Development Mode slider:
To disable Development Mode, in the right sidebar, under Quick Actions, click the Development Mode slider again:
For more information about Cloudflare, please visit https://www.cloudflare.com.
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