Slow Website Requests with Cloudflare Proxy Enabled

We are facing a big problem for the past 1-2 weeks on over 20 websites in Greece (and recently noticed it in other European countries as well).

When Cloudflare Proxy is turned on, some requests are experiencing random and long delays in connections. This issue is easily noticeable in the WordPress admin area because of the autosave feature. If the background request fails, it shows a message saying, “Connection lost. Saving has been disabled until you’re reconnected. We’re backing up this post in your browser, just in case.”

Even as I’m writing this, we just got another complaint about the same problem from a different client.

This should be escalated to CF support. It’s affecting a lot of sites with Cloudflare Proxy turned on.

Some randomly-picked affected sites: sportal.gr, popaganda.gr, allaboutaris.gr, aftodioikisi.gr, parallaximag.gr

(Note that this issue occurs at random times throughout the day, not consistently)

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