Optimizing your WordPress site with multiple plugins can be overwhelming. Switch to a single plugin for CDN, intelligent caching, and other key WordPress optimizations with Cloudflare's Automatic Platform Optimization (APO). Turn it on and go (up to 300% faster).
Cloudflare's new Automatic Platform Optimization (APO) for WordPress
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APO caches your site, images, and other assets across our best-of-breed global edge network (CDN) and optimizes your assets giving your users a speedy experience no matter where they are. The best part? No difficult tweaking and optimization required. It just works.
Managing dozens of plugins for your site can be time-consuming and complex. With Cloudflare, you get dozens of features for a single subscription, simplifying the job of maximizing site speed, security, and reliability, while reducing costs and time spent updating plugins.
Automatically cache your site on 200+ Cloudflare points-of-presence across the world for ultra-fast static and dynamic content delivery over our global edge network.
Instantly speed up your site and improve how Google's crawlers score your page to positively impact your search rankings and SEO.
Cloudflare offers free SSL certificates for WordPress, so you can easily secure data being transferred between your website and your visitors.
Free DDoS protection from the leader in DDoS mitigation. Cloudflare’s 59 Tbps network blocks an average of 57 billion threats per day, including some of the largest attacks in history.
In addition to Cloudflare’s lightning- fast CDN, features like asset minification, image and mobile optimization can further speed up your site.
Cloudflare’s WAF, available on all paid plans, has built-in rulesets specifically built to mitigate WordPress threats and vulnerabilities.
A free, enterprise-grade authoritative DNS service that offers the fastest response time, unparalleled redundancy, and advanced security.
Safely eliminates mixed content issues on your site while enhancing performance by rewriting insecure URLs dynamically to their secure counterparts.
Get started with Cloudflare in three easy steps. It only takes 5 minutes.
Choose one of our three plans depending on the level of functionality and support you need.
Make a quick change to your DNS settings in your registrar's dashboard (don't worry we'll show you how!).
Activate Cloudflare features in minutes to take advantage of all the performance benefits, DDoS protection, and increased reliability.
"By caching static HTML on Cloudflare’s edge network, we saw a 70-300% performance increase. If your WordPress site uses a traditional CDN that only caches CSS, JS, and images, upgrading to Cloudflare’s WordPress Automatic Platform Optimization (APO) is a no-brainer and will help you stay competitive with modern JAMstack and static sites that live on the edge by default."
The best plan if you're just starting out.
Our free plan + speed enhancements specially designed for WordPress.
Best for established businesses who need added security, speed, and support.
Get started with these FAQs. If you still can't find the answer you're looking for, check out our community forums.
Even though changing your name servers sounds intimidating, it's actually pretty easy! After you create a Cloudflare account and choose a plan, you'll be instructed to change your nameservers. You simply need to navigate to your domain settings within your WordPress dashboard and copy and paste a few settings. Full instructions for how to do this can be found here.
In most cases, you can use an existing caching plugins with APO as long as you set them up correctly. For a detailed explanation on how to set up your existing caching plugin with APO, take a look at a recent blog article which explores this topic in detail.
Additionally, our knowledge base article on APO contains a full list of compatible plugins.
Unlike Google Analytics, Cloudflare Web Analytics does not use any client-side state, such as cookies or localStorage, to collect usage metrics. We also don’t “fingerprint” individuals via their IP address, User Agent string, or any other data for the purpose of displaying analytics.