Setup Your Own Private DNS for Shared Hosting
Posted by Uvaraj N. on 12 May 2020 06:26 PM
Signing up to Cloudflare is simple. We will describe how you can register an account from your hosting control panel
Step 1: Login to your cPanel Control Panel. You can retrieve cPanel login credentials from your Hosting Activation Email.
Step 2: After login, look for "Shared IP Address" / "Dedicated IP Address" on the right panel to identify your Assigned Hosting IP
Step 3: Search and click on Cloudflare plugin from your control panel.
Step 4: . Create a Cloudflare account with your email address and password / Sign-In if you have one:
Step 5: You will get an interface like below asking to "Add Site". Please type your Domain Name and proceed with Add Site.
Step 6: Choose a plan “ Select the Free plan” then Confirm Plan.
Step 7: Add DNS for your domain in the Cloudflare Portal as per EXAMPLE below:
NOTE: Replace the IP with your Assigned Hosting IP (Step 2)
Step 8: Add MX record for your email:
Step 9: Contact your domain registrar and ask them to change the Nameserver for your domain to Cloudflare NameServer as per example below. The Click on " Done, Check nameserver "
Once all the above done, you have successfully created an Cloudflare account. Please, hold on for the DNS propagation time 6-12 hours.
If you require any assistance you contact our support via https://247livesupport.biz or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.