How to set up Hostgator Cloudflare, purchase the domain and the HostGator hosting setup and CloudFlare set up.
Set Up And Install Hostgator Cloudflare SSL [WordPress]
I’m going to show you how to accomplish that with using just one Hostgator shared hosting, we can do about sites on and then you use a free service called Cloudflare which will help protect the IP address of the hosting for each one of the domain.
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Cloudflare we’re going to log in, and you can read about what Cloudflare does it’s a pretty cool free service, and it gives the website some additional benefits other than just masking the IP of the hosting for the URL.
Cloudflare add site
We’re going to click add site.
Cloudflare selects a plan
it next 0 confirm plan confirm
Cloudflare add record
So first things for the record we’re going to do the @ sign, and we’re going to put the IP address, so we’re saying the record at that hosting make sure we don’t have any spaces after it as I do here we’re going to add the record.
Okay we’re going to do www and that no dot there no spaces add record okay we’re done with that we’re going to continue.
Cloudflare changes your nameservers
So now we’ve got the name servers, so we’re going to go ahead and copy these, we’re going now to go back to our where we hosted the website.
Then we’re going to go to where it says name servers we’re going to click it to custom DNS(Namecheap).
We’re going to put the first one in from CloudFlare the second one all right we’ve clipped this little green button, and then you’ll get a little pop-up thing up here that should say like it’s going to take 80 seconds Oh 48 hours, so that’s changed.
Cloudflare continues we’re going to go to this is just an extra thing go to crypto, and you’re going to switch it to flexible that’s going to give you HTTP.
Hostgator and create an account customer login and then go to the portal login. Go ahead and launch cPanel.
Hostgator addon domain
Hostgator now and we’re going to add the domain so you can do it in different parts. This is the way I do it. So we’re going to go to addon domain.
Hostgator create a WordPress
Okay, domains not now where the site requires WordPress so we’re now we’re going to create the wordpress template, and now you’re going to select from in here where it is so the name of the site.
Should be right there I’m not going to specify the directory I’m just going to click Next a blog title. Alright, click both terms of services you’re going to click install.
How to set up Hostgator Cloudflare, now really important this is going to finish quickly, the DNS that we set earlier might not be ready, so you’re going to need to save this somewhere.
So open a notepad or have some way to do it where you’re going save these passwords because I’ve yet to figure out on Hostgator how to get back in here and figure out what they are you can reset the password using your email. Still, I’ve had trouble with that so really important that you save that.