DNS Validation Error for CNAME error code 1004

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it says I cannot attach links in this…I searched cloudfare community

When you tested your domain using the [Cloudflare Diagnostic Center] what were the results?
that link above sent me to support…

Describe the issue you are having:
We want to have our domain used for our teachable account and in the teachable tutorial they say set up a Cloudflare account and follow the steps. I did all of the steps and when it goes to make the CNAME (s) I am getting an error message for both saying it is error 1004 content record is invalid. I have switched the proxy on and off and I get the error message regardless.

What error message or number are you receiving?
DNS Validation Error (code 1004) content for CNAME record is invalid

What steps have you taken to resolve the issue?

  1. researched cloud fare
  2. contacted customer service
  3. googled it

Was the site working with SSL prior to adding it to Cloudflare?
yes, now the site is down and it is not connected to teachable where we house our content.

What are the steps to reproduce the error:

  1. I have no idea.

Have you tried from another browser and/or incognito mode?


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