I have created a wordpress website through the siteground tool that creates and links your cloud flare account.
Siteground say I must use a www domain to use Cloudflare. I don’t want to use www, and have www redirecting to the non-www version of my site.
Is it possible to use Cloudflare with my non-www site? If so, how?
You only have to use ‘www’ if you’re using a partner setup. This is because they use CNAMEs instead of “A” records.
If you manually configure your Cloudflare account here using IP addresses instead of at Siteground with CNAMEs, you can use whatever you want.
Ok cool thanks. I had a look around to see if there are any articles on how to do this, but couldn’t find any.
I’m sure there’s got to be something out there. Can anyone point me in the right direction?
Here’s a tutorial on setting up a domain at Cloudflare:
This tutorial covers creating a Cloudflare account, adding a domain, changing nameservers and checking imported DNS records.
Go to dash.cloudflare.com/sign-up, enter your Email and create a password, read the terms and notices and click ‘Create Account’
Enter your domain. This has to be your actual domain (e.g. mydomain.com or mydomain.co.uk) and must not include any domain specific hostnames (e.g. www.mydomain.com or similar). Furthermore the domain has to …
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