CNAME error when hosted by Bluehost

I’m using Bluehost and, but wanted to setup my CDN with Cloudflare, so I set up my DNS with Cloudflare and made the A records, CNAME, and MX record.
I keep getting an error token on for my CNAME. I really don’t know what to do about it. Bluehost suggested recreating the record which did nothing and now changing the ttl to 5hr. Time will tell if that does anything but I’m not holding my breath.
I’ve been going back and forth with Bluehost for various reasons changing the DNS and all for two weeks now. This is driving me nuts. Please help!

Thank you in advance.

What’s the hostname you’re using for the CNAME?

I used this per Bluehost instructions
Name: www Content: (Mywebsite).com TTL: 5hr Proxy Status: DNS Only

And yes I used my real website inside the parenthesis

The community can’t help you unless you post the actual domain name, as we don’t have access to your account. Support can do this:

Login to Cloudflare and then contact Cloudflare Support by clicking on the Get More Help button.


I put in a ticket, but I have no idea how long it will take.
I’m having numerous issues with the site, such as pagespeed.
I’m trying to figure out the best plugins and settings and messing around with everything now that I’m using Cloudflare.

That looks properly set up. What’s the ticket #?

If your site is configured to not use www, it’s easier to have Cloudflare do the redirect:

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