Using cloudfare when domain is not pointed to hosting provider

I havent pointed my hosting provider to my domain name and im using a the host file on my computer whilst I develop me websites.

Because of this i’m getting the following error message from Cloudfare within my hosting providers interface:

DNS check failed

For Cloudflare to work properly, WWW has to be configured as a CNAME that points to the domain’s Cloudflare address. To do this, add the following lines to your DNS zone:


cloudflare-resolve-to IN CNAME

Can I do that myself in my cpanel by adding the CNAME records as above?

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