Always Online™ keeps a limited version of your site online if your server goes down. Prior to using CloudFlare, if your server went down, your website most likely went offline, which meant that your visitors could not access your site. With Always Online™, your server goes down, CloudFlare will serve pages from our cache, so your […]
With CloudFlare Always Online™, there are certain limitations which are outlined below: Always Online cache is built from CloudFlare’s Always Online™ crawler. We crawl Free customers once every 7 days, Plus and Pro customers once every 3 days, with Premium customers crawled daily. Note: The crawler does not obey robots.txt. Only content hosted on the domain […]
If you are using Railgun via cPanel, you can turn it off directly from your control panel. Otherwise, log into your CloudFlare account, go to Performance Settings and turn Railgun off from there. Please file a bug report with a detailed description here.
Enabling Railgun is quick & easy, simply follow the instructions below: Click on the Cloudflare Icon in cPanel under the Software/Services section. Enter your email address and accept the EULA. Select the domain you want to enable cloudflare for on the box on the left. The interface will pull up a list of sub-domains you […]
We have partnered with CloudFlare to make Railgun both easy and affordable. When signing up to Cloudflare directly, Railgun is only included with the Cloudflare Business and Enterprise plans, which are $200 and over $5000 per month respectively. However, with our strategic partnership with CloudFlare we are able to offer this service for only $30/year […]
Any website can benefit from the performance improvements Railgun offers, especially dynamic sites.
Railgun opens a secure, tunneled connection between the CloudFlare network and your hosting account where the connection only sends differences from the last request. This is similar to how video encoding works. The markup of websites does not change that frequently from one request to the next. Instead of transferring the entire request between CloudFlare […]
Websites running Railgun show a 143% improvement in HTML load times and a 90% decrease in Time To First Byte (TTFB) responses.
Railgun™ is a WAN optimization technology that we offer our hosting customers in partnership with a company called CloudFlare. CloudFlare’s Railgun™ technology greatly speeds up the delivery of non-cached pages. While CloudFlare automatically caches 65% of the resources needed to make up a page, 35% can’t be cached because the resources are dynamically generated or […]