In order to use CloudFlare, you'll need to have a domain and also the access to change the DNS nameservers for it. It should not result in any downtime for your site.
First, we will add the site in CloudFlare and let it scan our DNS entries. After that completes, we will have to ensure that the DNS entries are valid by cross-referencing with our current DNS server. Finally, we will move the nameservers over to CloudFlare.
For this example, I'll be moving my domain letsgrababeer.com over to CloudFlare.
Getting CloudFlare set up is pretty simple as compared to most DNS providers. However, the terms used on the Internet to describe DNS are old, and as such, not the easiest to digest when you're new to them. ...