June 24, 2015 4:40PM
Check out these brand new videos on how to optimize CloudFlare
Someone once said that the best things in life are free and I can’t agree more. I want to draw the attention of the CloudFlare community to a great resource that helps maximize the value of our product....
July 14, 2012 5:51AM
Introducing: Single File Cache Purge
Speed & Reliability
CloudFlare has supported a way to purge your cache for the last year. Unfortunately, it was all or nothing. While that, for practical purposes, didn't cause a significant performance hit for most websites....
November 14, 2011 6:44AM
2 Petabytes of Bandwidth (and Real Money) Saved
Sometime on Sunday, November 13, 2011 (which was a pretty awesome day on its own, quite aside from this news) we crossed the point of having saved our users 2 petabytes of bandwidth. That's a staggering amount of data....
November 11, 2011 9:33PM
No Payola Here. Period.
We regularly get requests to provide a free paid account in exchange for promoting CloudFlare. I may be naive, but I was surprised to learn how many web companies go along with these arrangements — or even suggest them themselves....
October 17, 2011 11:10PM
Robust, Free DNS FTW
Speed & Reliability
Most people don't think DNS is very sexy, but it's critically important to the functioning of the Internet. At its core, the purpose of DNS is to turn a domain that humans can read (example.com) into an IP address that computers can read (220.127.116.11)....
August 20, 2011 2:34AM
EveryDNS Magic Data Liberation Bookmarklet
At CloudFlare, we believe in giving control back to website owners. This includes the idea that our users' data is theirs. One of the first functions we built was the ability for CloudFlare users to export their DNS files as an industry-standard BIND file....
August 16, 2011 8:53PM
Exiled EveryDNS Users Welcome at CloudFlare!
Much of what I know about DNS I learned from David Ulevitch, the CEO of OpenDNS. We're a big supporter of OpenDNS at CloudFlare, and John Roberts, an early OpenDNS employee, now works on our team....
August 16, 2011 4:31PM
Pronounce: CloudFlare's Latest Free App
CloudFlare's latest app lets your users read your website aloud. Pronounce is a free app that takes advantage of Microsoft's translation tools. Once enabled, your users can select any block of text up to 512 characters long and see a small popup icon....
July 14, 2011 10:27PM
The Folly of Charging by Bandwidth
Back in 1992, I was part of a small team of students at Trinity College that helped build what turned out to be one of the first, if not the first, online-only magazines. It was an evolution of an email newsletter, the brain child of Peter Adams and Paul Tesco, called the Trincoll Journal....