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Docs Custom Domain with Cloudflare

An Alternative Setup with Cloudflare

By Stefan
May 4, 2020

If you want to manage your subdomain and certificate in your Cloudflare account, follow the steps below. The article will show how to run your HelpSpace docs-site under your domain.

First, go to your Cloudflare account and select your domain.

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Select "DNS"

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Find the button "Add record" and click it.

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A small form will appear. Here you see how you can set up the domain "help.your-domain.com" and point it to your HelpSpace doc-site something like "doc.helpspace-docs.com".

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Type
Select "CNAME"
Name
The subdomain you want to set up
Target
The current domain of your doc-site in helpspace. Something like doc.helpspace-docs.com.
TTL
Auto
Proxy status
Proxied

Press "Ok" to confirm. That´s it.
It can take up to 48 hours until the DNS record is updated.

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