HTTP/3 with Cloudflare

It doesn’t seem like HTTP/2 has really been mainstream that long, but along has come HTTP/3, brand new and bleeding edge. HTTP/2 itself is much quicker than HTTP/1.1 because it allows TCP connections to be multiplexed, meaning more than one file can be sent through the same connection at the same time  (called “streams”).  It’s…

Cloudflare WARP

Cloudflare originally announced WARP back in April, calling it “A VPN for People Who Don’t Know What V.P.N. Stands For”.  That’s Virtual Private Network, in case you’re wondering.  Well last week they announced that it was finally here! I had already downloaded the 1.1.1.1 app, but I made sure it was up to date and switched on…

Clearing Cloudflare cache in Gulp

Three days ago (yes, still going!) I published a post about saving time with FTP in Gulp, where I added a “deploy” method which uploaded the final build items via FTP. I would always recommend using Cloudflare (you may remember me mentioning them before) as a reverse proxy service protecting your origin server from malicious traffic, DDoS…

Cloudflare Members

There’s some fairly recently added functionality in Cloudflare which is super useful, especially if you’re a freelancer or agency that manages multiple Cloudflare accounts for different clients, and it’s called “Members”. In short it works by inviting someone to join your account as a member.  If you’re on the Free plan then they are automatically…

Cloudflare Server-Side Excludes

Cloudflare has a great little piece of functionality called “Server-Side Excludes”, tucked away on the “Scrape Shield” tab.  The idea is that if you have some information that you’d rather not have a suspicious person (or bot!) seeing, but you don’t want to hide the page from them completely, you can just hide the specific…