Deprecated - The DNS App

This tutorial is deprecated in favour of Overview · Cloudflare DNS docs


This tutorial covers the most common settings in the DNS app of the Cloudflare Dashboard.

DNS Button

DNS Records

The DNS records section is where you can view, add and edit the DNS records for your site. You can also see which records are set to :grey: and :orange:.

There are related tutorials available on: Adding DNS Records, Editing DNS Records and Deprecated - Step 3: Enabling the 'Orange Cloud'

Cloudflare Nameservers

This is where you can view your assigned nameservers from Cloudflare, this is where your domain’s nameservers should be set to with your registrar.

Custom Nameservers

This feature is available on Business or Enterprise plans, you can read more about it here:

You can read more about DNSSEC here:

Tutorial Reference: CT-14
Reviewed: 07/21

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