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How to Add a Custom Domain (URL) with Cloudflare

This guide will help you set up on your server a custom domain using Cloudflare.

๐Ÿ”Ž Setting Up Cloudflare ๐Ÿ”Ž

What you need to do:

Go to your Cloudflare DNS dashboard:

Click on Add a site.

Add Site

Type in your site name, then click, Add site.

You'll see this screen, click Next:

Querying Records

Next, click on the free plan and Confirm plan.

Select Plan

Then you'll see a notice about the free plan. Click Confirm.

Confirm Plan

They'll ask you to double-check that your DNS records are the same as on your domain:

DNS Query Results

Scroll down and click Continue:

Then you should see something like this:

Change Your Nameservers

Click I need help changing my nameservers. They'll walk you through how to change your nameservers. When you're done, click Continue.

You may see something like this:

Nameserver Information

You'll need to wait a few minutes, then click Re-check now. It may take a few hours for your changes to take effect. They will send you an email when everything is set up.

Active Status

You're set up with Cloudflare, now let's get the custom domain working.

๐Ÿ”„ Using Cloudflare For a Custom Domain ๐Ÿ”„

You will have to do the following steps:

Select the name you want to use.

Select Your Website

Then click DNS.

Select DNS

Click on SRV.

Select SRV

Enter _minecraft as the service. Next, you should see something like this:

SRV Record

For the Port box we want to use the port from your server, copy and paste the number to the right of the colon as pictured here:

SRV Content

Here is our guide for getting access to your Multicraft panel if needed.

Server Port

Click Save.


You're done! It may take up to an hour to work but usually only takes 5 minutes.

If you find any issues setting up your custom domains using Cloudflare please contact us on live chat or via the ticket system.

โ• Useful Links โ•

- What Is a Subdomain and How to Change It
- How to Connect to Your Server Using FileZilla
- Implement a Custom Resource /Texture Pack In Your Server

Updated on: 05/09/2021

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