As of today, there are only about 2 million websites that support HTTPS. That's a shamefully low number. Two things are about to happen that we at CloudFlare are hopeful will begin to change that and make everyone love locks (at least on the web!). CC BY 2.
You care about your website, and you want it to be found. For many visitors, finding your website starts with search engines. Together, Google, Bing, Baidu and others are huge sources of traffic for every website. The extra speed and security CloudFlare delivers are helpful for search engine ranking, but
*We get a lot of questions from our customers about CloudFlare and how we impact SEO. So when SEO.com signed up for CloudFlare, I thought it would be a great opportunity to talk to an expert to get the scoop on all things SEO. I was fortunate enough to
Troy McCasland is the co-founder and Vice President of Business Development at Attracta. He has been at the company since its inception, working on the executive management team and building the business. We sat down with Troy at HostingCon and asked, what exactly does Attracta do? "Attracta makes the
CloudFlare, as a service, illustrates the power of using DNS to make the Internet better. Unfortunately, some current legislation up for consideration in the United States illustrates the power of using DNS to make the Internet worse. SOPA and PIPA aim to address the challenge of policing copyright online by
One of the problems with many traditional CDNs it that they require you to rewrite the URLs of your static resources to point to a third party domain. This is problematic for two reasons: one obvious, one less obvious. The obvious reason is that it can be difficult to do.
In April 2010, around the time we launched the CloudFlare private beta to a limited set of test users, Google announced that they were going to start taking site speed into account in their rankings. Awesome, we thought, not only was CloudFlare a performance and security service, but now we
It is no secret -- there are many benefits of having a fast website. The faster your website loads, the longer a visitor is likely to stay. The actual stat is that for every 100ms, you lose 1% of your visitors. Google and other search engines have started to punish