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

Understanding Our Cache and the Web Cache Deception Attack

Published on by Joshua Liebow-Feeser.

About a month ago, security researcher Omer Gil published the details of an attack that he calls the Web Cache Deception attack. It works against sites that sit behind a reverse proxy (like Cloudflare) and are misconfigured in a particular way. Unfortunately, the definition of "misconfigured" for the purposes of

Today Is A Big Day For Page Rules

Published on by Dani Grant.

Today we're releasing a whole suite of upgrades to page rules: API support, additional settings, pausing a page rule and a mobile-friendly design. Page Rules is the technology that allows you to configure your CloudFlare settings on a per-URL basis. It's often our most powerful feature, enabling CloudFlare domain owners

A Day in the Life of a Technical Support Engineer at CloudFlare - Marty Strong, London

Published on by Marty Strong.

This blog post is the first in a series from the CloudFlare support team. Over the next few months, engineers from our support team will write posts about working with customers and with other members of the CloudFlare team. As a Technical Support Engineer I get to work with many

Page Rules Reordering Now Available

Published on by Michelle Zatlyn.

Page Rules are powerful tools for controlling how CloudFlare works on your site on a page-by-page basis. Customers customize CloudFlare with Page Rules based on their specific needs, including changing or extending caching, forwarding URLs, or disabling certain features for specific pages or directories. Today, we're making managing