Help with getting Cloudflare up and running

Hi thanks in advance.

Website:
https://spotracersfanbase.com

The Wordpress website is hosted by Bluehost. Domain is with Bluehost also.

I enabled Cloudflare from the Bluehost settings. I created an account at Cloudflare. I copied the two DNS from Cloudflare and entered them via Bluehost settings, replacing the Bluehost DNS.

All seemed to go ok. Cloudflare website was showing active. Then i lost connection. Website unavailable. Wordpress unavailable. Logged in to Bluehost and was prompted with a message saying due to the change of DNS can’t access Bluehost serivces.

I temp changed the DNS back to the Bluehost ones and it all worked again after few minutes.

I think i am missing a step? After changing the DNS settings to Cloudflare ones, i think i must do something with DS entries or something? Help!

Thank you for your time.

My guess is you had “too many redirects” which is fixed by setting your SSL/TLS setting to
“Full (strict)” here…
https://dash.cloudflare.com/?to=/:account/:zone/ssl-tls

You’d need to go back to Cloudflare nameservers so it’s possible to see what happens if it’s not that.

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Thanks. I’ve changed to the Cloudflare DNS again and enabled FULL. Will see what happens!

Just confirming this appears to have resolved the problem. Thank you.

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