Why is my website's loading speed slower on Cloudflare compared to direct access?

I recently started using Cloudflare to improve my website’s(topfollowerpro.com) performance and security. However, I’ve noticed that the loading speed is slower when accessing my site through Cloudflare compared to direct access without the service.

Hi @davidlara8240 as you can see on my attached screenshot, the reason is that you are not caching any requests.


Please make sure you cache eligible requests to improve speed:

The reason why uncached requests are slower is that the requests first needs to be routed through Cloudflare before eventually still pulling the data from your origin.
This is explained in more detail here, for example: