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
M42 Smart Motorway in the West Midlands, UK; courtesy of Highways England. The load time of your website not only affects your search engine rankings, but is also correlated to the conversion rate on your site: Walmart.com found that for every 1 second of page speed improvement, they experienced
Some months ago, we made a big bet on partnering with CloudFlare for performance improvements and website security for our Magento hosting customers. Customer experience is core to our business and relying on another company is a major deal.
Three years ago we launched Railgun, CloudFlare's origin network optimizer. Railgun allows us to cache the uncacheable to accelerate the connection between CloudFlare and our customers' origin servers. That brings the benefit of a CDN to even dynamic content with no need for 'fast purging' or other tricks. With Railgun
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