Please allow up to 5 seconds - WHY am I seeing this on sites?

I have this white window display on many sites that we run through Cloudflare. Is this because of proxy issues? because we use the free version for many domains?

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It is, because the owner of the page decided to activate:

What you are seeing is the JS Challenge, which can be triggered by some settings in the dashboard.

If you see this by accessing your own site and don’t like this, simply turn off the JS challenge, or check for PageRules, which are activating the “Under Attack” mode.

So, is this your site/domain and are you the owner of the Cloudflare account, that this site belongs to?

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Thanks! I’ll look at the settings on the sites I see that for. Usually, it’s just for the WP admin - no biggie. For the most recent I saw it for, I’ll contact them. They are Cloudflare clients too and ask them to make that change for my client’s domain. It’s for

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