My DNS has been set up to be cloudflare, but it seems like the cache is not working… I do not understand why… I have tried many things but nothing seems to work.
Here are some screenshots of the set up.
The link of my website:
Here are some screenshots:
What do your DNS records look like? When I visit the site it does not appear that anything is being proxied through Cloudflare.
Agreed. It’s coming straight from a LiteSpeed server at Hostinger.
Those DNS records should be set to
You need to change the A record for
to and probably the CNAME record as well.
That one, too. And the AAAA record at the top as well.
Normal to have my website down for a while?
My attempt showed an SSL error.
Can you check the SSL/TLS section for your domain in the Cloudflare dashboard?
SSL Mode should be Full (Strict), and in Edge Certificates, you should see an Active certificate.
I have a ssl certificate on hostinger!
Ah, there. It says Pending Validation (TXT). Like it’s waiting for a TXT record. I don’t recall seeing a TXT record validation for domains fully set up here. Here’s more SSL info that may help get a cert issued:
Try the suggestions in this Community Tip for best practices in certificate provisioning.
SSL certificates can often be issued in 10-15 minutes. If you are using free Universal SSL, it can take up to 24 hours. Please do not reach out for support until it has been “authorizing” for more than a day. Before contacting support, you may be able to successfully trouble shoot the issue with some of these Quick Fix Ideas.
Quick Fix Ideas
If you are using a CNAME …
@sdayman , I need to validate the certificate on cloudflare even if I already have one on my hostinger server?
Absolutely. The Cloudflare Proxy server also needs a certificate so visitors can make an encrypted connection.
Great! Doing it right now!
@sdayman @Cyb3r-Jak3 , thanks a lot for your immense help!
The certificate has been issued automatically, I haven’t had to do anything to validate it!
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