Ecommerce websites on Cloudflare: best practices

Published on by Nick B.

Cloudflare provides numerous benefits to ecommerce sites, including advanced DDOS protection and an industry-leading Web Application Firewall (WAF) that helps secure your transactions and protect customers’ private data. A key Cloudflare feature is caching, which allows content to be served closer to the end user from our global network of

Railgun Gives our Ecommerce Sites the Edge

Published on by Chris Holland.

The following is a guest blog post by Chris Holland, Director of Technology at Luxury Link. Luxury Link has been using CloudFlare’s Railgun acceleration technology since March 2013. In March 2013, we started testing Railgun, and slowly rolled it out across our three web properties. We saw immediate

Is Cyber Monday Real?

Published on by Matthew Prince.

I wrote a post last week about Surviving Black Friday, the biggest offline shopping day of the year in the United States. However, the biggest online shopping day of the year in the United States is said to be the Monday after Thanksgiving, known as Cyber Monday. We've

A Thanksgiving Story: Surviving the Crush of Holiday Traffic

Published on by Matthew Prince.

This is the story of two things that are deeply American: post-Thanksgiving shopping and scrappy entrepreneurs. An American Tradition On the fourth Thursday in November, the United States celebrates Thanksgiving. The Friday after Thanksgiving, known as Black Friday, is considered the official start of the holiday shopping season. It is

CloudFlare and E-commerce sites

Published on by Damon Billian.

We get a number of questions about using CloudFlare with e-commerce sites in customer service. CloudFlare works great at making e-commerce sites faster and protecting them against attacks. I thought I would try to address many of the key questions in a handy guide that you can use to reduce