Cloudflare domain registrar guide

Cloudflare is connection between a domain registrar and a user.

If you have a domain, which you want to connect to Short.cm, Cloudflare may become your DNS configurator.

Learn the instruction below on how to configure a domain name with Cloudflare.

  1. Sign in to Cloudflare.

  2. Add your domain to Cloudflare. add-site-cloudflare

  3. Input Cloudflare nameservers to your domain registrar. Note: The example of the domain registrar is GoDaddy

    • Copy Cloudflare nameservers. nameservers

    • Go to your domain registrar.

    • Next to the necessary domain choose DNS settings. dns-godaddy

    • Change existing nameservers. change-nameservers

    • Add custom Cloudflare nameservers. Save. nameservers-godaddy

  4. Wait a few hours and click on "Recheck Nameservers." recheck

  5. When domain is active, select a "DNS" icon. dns-cloudflare

  6. Delete all A-records. delete-cloudflare

  7. Add "A" record with @ name and 52.21.33.16; 52.2.56.64 values (Short.cm IPs). Save. record-cloudflare

  8. Go to your Short.cm account. Click the "+" icon. add-new-domain

  9. Choose the second option - Best choice. Click Use spare. connect-domain

  10. Input the domain to the field. Connect. Now the domain is inactive. cloud-flare-dom

  11. Wait a few hours and refresh a domain status in Short.cm domain settings.

Watch a step-by-step video instruction to avoid obstacles while configuring a domain.