Traffic Dip After DNS Changes To Cloudflare

#1

Hello Guys,

I’m using free Cloudflare with dedicated SSL Plan. As soon I changed my cloudflare DNS, blog traffic dipped almost 50%. Could you please tell me the reason. I’ve checked over the internet and yes, many folks have these sorts of experience.

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#2

Possibly bots which are now blocked by Cloudflare.

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#3

Bot or Seo penalty due to bad neighbors?

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#4

Not sure what you mean. My point was that you might have less visitors because (more) automated robots are blocked now.

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#5

Many websites share same IP with cloudflare. What if websites on my IP are spammed and facing google penalty. I’ve read lots of article about this theory. Just to confirm, I think this is the best place.

Check this article. https://serverguy.com/case-study/cloudflare-seo/

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#6

The IP address has no relevance here. Sharing an address is common.

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#8

JohnMu @ Google had some thoughts on that article:

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#9

You don’t say how you are measuring traffic, but Cloudflare provides caching which would never hit an origin and DoS mitigation, IP reputation filtering and other services to block / discourage ‘bad’ traffic.

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