How to get a custom domain to work on Blogger with SSL

May 7, 2018 2:28:00 PM / by Vu Long Tran posted in web development, cloudflare, cybersecurity, blogging, blogger, ssl


For those trying to proxy your traffic through Cloudflare and are also using Blogger.com/ Blogspot.com to host your website you may find some issues with the HTTPS redirects and general loading of your HTTPS on your website.

This follows some of the posts that I have seen on the Cloudflare Community page on "Custom domain with blogger not working".

I recommend setting up the redirect on Cloudflare.com, so that Cloudflare's edge locations will do the redirecting effort, rather than you needing the visitor to send a request back to your origin as part of the redirect work.

So here's a few things that I did to have this work.
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How to view your daily bandwidth stats on Cloudflare

Sep 23, 2017 10:17:00 PM / by Vu Long Tran posted in tech, web development, cloudflare, cybersecurity

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This guide below details how you can view your Analytics including bandwidth statistics from your Cloudflare using an API call.

  • Cloudflare account
  • Command line tool such as Command on a Windows machine, and Terminal or iTerm on a Mac
  • Appropriate access level privileges to your Cloudflare.com so you can source identifying keys such as the (Zone ID and API keys which you will need).

We are going to use a Cloudflare API called "Analytics dashboard API". This analytics dashboard API will give you a bunch of analytics that you would normally see in your dashboard, however, I am going to focus on showing you how to get your bandwidth numbers, including the cached and uncached bandwidth figures.

You can always view more analytics fields and other optional parameters by following the steps on the Cloudflare API page: https://api.cloudflare.com/#zone-analytics-dashboard

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