Add website to Cloudflare and make it work on Ghost host

Hi there,

I’m trying to setup my domain with and could use some help creating DNS records.

Record type: CNAME
Host: www

Record type: A

I proxied them on Cloudflare but I keep getting the following error on ghost:
Unable to detect a valid CNAME record for
I wonder if this is because of an issue with the Nameservers. I am not sure I updated them in the beginning, and I can’t find a way to update them.
Is there anything I still need to be done?
Thank you for your help!

Here is how it looks like in my DNS settings.


Welcome to the Cloudflare Community. :logodrop:

Thank you for sharing enough information for us to provide a suggestion. Your answer can be found among what you shared here:

The screenshot you shared confirms that you are using a setting that often causes this error. Your CNAME is set to :orange: Proxied. A proxied CNAME results in Cloudflare publishing A and AAAA records of Cloudflare proxy IPs. This causes the query for a record of the CNAME type to fail for that name.

You can fix this by making Cloudflare publish that record as CNAME by simply changing that name to :grey: DNS Only.

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Thanks a lot for your help!

As you figured, I am new here. Excited to learn more about Cloudflare and CDNs.

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