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  • Learn how to serve static assets through the speedy CloudFlare CDN
  • Protect your site from notorious DDOS attacks
  • Monitor and analyze the traffic coming to your website
  • Lock down your site through HTTPS
  • Minify your assets on the fly and preload common assets
  • Test the effectiveness of CloudFlare to ensure that you're getting results

Ensuring your website is up, fast, and secure is a difficult yet crucial task. Learning how to protect and safeguard your web presence from malicious attackers whilst also making sure that it is optimized is important for any website administrator. CloudFlare helps you augment your website with additional security, as well as provide the extra bit of speed that will set you apart from the competition.

"Instant CloudFlare Starter" will show you how to leverage the power of the cloud to ensure that your website is running at its very best. It will also tell you exactly what CloudFlare is doing when you enable various features, and guide you through the entire setup and configuration process.

After learning about what CloudFlare actually is, you'll be shown how to fully optimize and secure your own website - using the latest that CloudFlare has to offer.

As well as ensuring that your own site is protected with CloudFlare, you'll learn exactly how it actually secures your website from malicious attackers. This is in addition to making sure that you can send and receive emails effectively from your own domain, as well as learning how CloudFlare can enable your site’s static assets to load quickly, with little effort on your part.

You'll be guided through the whole optimization process - with additional tips and guidance that help you avoid common mistakes and pitfalls, alongside coverage of optional modules that can additionally improve the speed of your website, add analytics, or even entirely new functionality.

With detailed explanations of things to look out for and how CloudFlare can solve your problems on your website, "CloudFlare Starter" will ultimately show you how to optimize and secure your website effectively with minimum hassle.

  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results.
  • Speed up your website using an array of powerful optimization tools
  • Effectively monitor who is visiting your website, and when
  • Learn how to discover and prevent security issues
Page Count 50
Course Length 1 hours 30 minutes
ISBN 9781782160298
Date Of Publication 4 Jun 2013


Jeff Dickey

Jeff Dickey is a San Francisco based web/mobile engineer. He's worked with various firms and startups to build products and scale platforms. Currently he is working with Tapjoy, scaling one of the largest Rails platforms in the world. He also advises startup firms on how best to design their architecture, structure their teams, and manage their projects. He is active in the open source community and has provided contributions to various projects, including Ruby on Rails. He also writes on his blog at