How to Add a Custom Domain (URL) with Cloudflare
This guide will help you set up on your server a custom domain using Cloudflare.
🔎 Setting Up Cloudflare 🔎
What you need to do:
Go to your Cloudflare DNS dashboard: https://dash.cloudflare.com/
Click on Add a site.
Type in your site name, then click, Add site.
You'll see this screen, click Next:
Next, click on the free plan and Confirm plan.
Then you'll see a notice about the free plan. Click Confirm.
They'll ask you to double-check that your DNS records are the same as on your domain:
Scroll down and click Continue:
Then you should see something like this:
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:
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.
You're set up with Cloudflare, now let's get the custom domain working.
🔄 Using Cloudflare For a Custom Domain 🔄
You will have to do the following steps:
Select the name you want to use.
Then click DNS.
Click on SRV.
Enter _minecraft as the service. Next, you should see something like this:
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:
Here is our guide for getting access to your Multicraft panel if needed.
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.
❕ Useful Links ❕
- 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