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Cloudflare and WP Cerber

How to make them play nice together on your WordPress


If your site is behind the Cloudflare proxy service and your WordPress is protected by the WP Cerber plugin, you have to do two things to let them work well together.

  1. Check My site is behind a reverse proxy in the main WP Cerber plugin settings.
  2. Exclude the Custom login URL you have set in the WP Cerber settings from CloudFlare’s caching. Do that by adding a rule on the Page Rules settings page in your Cloudflare settings as described here: https://support.cloudflare.com/hc/en-us/articles/200172316-How-do-I-exclude-a-specific-URL-from-CloudFlare-s-caching-

 




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