Core Setup

Complete your site setup by configuring your DNS, performance, and security settings.

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Follow the recommended steps in this guide to complete your core setup and optimize your performance and security settings. Get started by logging in to your Cloudflare Dashboard.

DNS Configuration

Performance Configuration

Security Configuration

Now that you have completed your core setup, run a health check to make sure everything is set up correctly.

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