How to add CloudFlare nameservers to Godaddy

We know Godaddy, Inc. is world largest internet domain registrar and internet hosting company, Even you will buy Domain at just for $1 for 1 year. As of May 2017, GoDaddy has reached 17 million customers approximately. Godaddy provides fastest and best services from all other hosting companies around the world.

While Cloudflare, Inc. is a U.S. company that provides a content delivery network, DDoS mitigation, Internet security services and distributed domain name server services, sitting between the visitor and the Cloudflare user’s hosting provider, acting as a reverse proxy for websites. Cloudflare protects websites from hackers, Malware etc.
So our topic is “How to add Cloudflare nameservers to Godaddy”
The first step is you need to sign up for Cloudflare account by visiting Cloudflare official Website.

The Homepage of Cloudflare opens which is look like this.

Cloudflare homepage

Now enter your email address and password and then click on sign up. and a new dialogue open with the details you just recently used for sign up process you don’t need to worry just click on Create account.

Cloudflare create account

Now add your property means your website URL like https://www.mangmoo.com and then click on add site.

Cloudflare add website in account

Now we are in the second step where CloudFlare is querying our DNS records. You don’t need to worry about it just click on next.

Cloudflare DSN Query

Now CloudFlare brings a dialogue on your screen with 4 plains which look like same as my computer screenshot. Just select one of a plan from them. I have selected the first plan because it’s free and CloudFlare will not charge for their basic services, Now click on Confirm plan.

Cloudflare package selection

Now your DNS records are shown, You don’t need to do anything just click on Continue.

Cloudflare godaddy DSN setting

Now CloudFlare will ask you to change nameservers to CloudFlare You will see the same webpage which I got on my screen.

“To activate mangmoo.com you must point your nameservers (DNS) to Cloudflare. In order to start receiving all the speed and security benefits of Cloudflare, you’ll need to change the nameservers configured at your domain registrar to the ones below:”

It means that Change your nameservers to CloudFlare before further proceeding.

Cloudflare godaddy DSN change

Copy both two nameservers of Cloudflare and then go to Godaddy.com.
Login with your current Godaddy account simply with your login details and then select your domain you want to link with Cloudflare.
Click on the gear button and then on manage DNS.

Cloudflare godaddy DSN Setting 1

We are on the way of adding Nameservers to Godaddy, Just scroll down the screen from mouse and then you will see the option of nameservers. we need to Click on change button for changing of nameservers.

Cloudflare godaddy DSN Setting change

Now select custom from Drop down menu and submit nameservers of CloudFlare and then click on Save which will look like this.

Cloudflare godaddy DSN Setting addition

You have successfully change your nameservers from Godaddy to CloudFlare 

Enjoy CloudFlare Services.

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