CloudFlare Features

CloudFlare superchages websites. To get a sense of what that means, compare our plans:
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Globally-distributed content delivery network (CDN)

CloudFlare data centers are all over the globe so your site loads fast for all your visitors, no matter where they are.


Automatic static content caching

Using a CDN-like infrastructure to cache static content, CloudFlare saves you CPU and bandwidth resources.

IPv6 Support

Future-proofed gateway to support IPv4 and IPv6 connections regardless of your existing infrastructure.

Always Online™

Keeps the static portions of your site online even if your server goes down.

Image Optimization

Tracks the actual size of images as they are rendered in the browser and down-samples files to never transmit more bytes than are needed.

Automatic Image Resizing

Resize images for optimal display and quick delivery tailored to screen size of your visitor’s device. Especially effective for speeding up mobile browsing.

Standard Security

Reputation-based threat protection

Block known malicious threats from accessing your sites

Comment spam protection

Stop spammers from posting garbage to your sites

Server side exclude ability

Automatically hides content you choose from suspicious visitors

Hotlinking protection

Referer integrity checks to protect your images from inline linking

Browser integrity checks

Evaluates HTTP headers for threat signatures

Email harvesting protection

Hide email addresses from bots, but keep them visible to humans

Threat control dashboard to enable per-visitor blocking or unblocking

Easy ability to see which threats have been stopped from accessing your site, and an intuitive interface to add/remove visitors.

Block traffic by country or IP range

Ability to stop a range of IPs from accessing your site.

Teach infected human visitors to your site how to clean up their machine

To stop the rise of threats online we have to tell people when their computers are infected. By joining CloudFlare, you help to educate infected human visitors that they need to take action.

Deploy collective intelligence of the CloudFlare community to identify new threats

The CloudFlare system gets smarter as more sites join.

Advanced Security

SSL Support

If you already have SSL on your site, CloudFlare is compatible without you needing to change your current configuration.

Analytics and Control

Statistics for all the traffic to your site (threats, search engine crawlers and visitors)

You have good tools to evaluate human traffic coming to your site, but no insight into search engine crawlers and threats. With CloudFlare, now you do.

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Page Rules™

Rules to allow you to setup forwarding, require SSL, or exercise fine-grained control over how CloudFlare interacts with your site on a page-by-page basis.

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This offer is limited to one shared hosting plan per nonprofit, and is only for US-based 501(c)(3) organizations. Domain registrations (other than any included with the plan) are not eligible for any discounts. Groups must be able to furnish DreamHost with an IRS-issued 501(c)(3) determination letter to qualify.

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