Will CloudFlare accelerate and protect a root domain (i.e. mydomain.com)?

CloudFlare can only accelerate and protect CNAMES. Since root domains are an A record, we recommend that a website forwards its traffic to ‘www’ through their .htaccess file.

If you do not forward the traffic, then any traffic to www.mydomain.com will be accelerated and protected by CloudFlare (and shown in the statistics) and any traffic to mydomain.com will not be served by CloudFlare.

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