ClickFunnels - How to Set Up a Custom Subdomain Using CloudFlare

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hello this is mark with clickfunnels
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support and today you are going to learn
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how you can set up your custom sub
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domain with click funnels via CloudFlare
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I highly recommend that you pause this
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video at certain places so that you can
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complete each step as we go through this
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video it is important that you pay
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attention to each step and follow the
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instructions carefully please note that
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this video is only for those who wish to
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keep their current website on their
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primary domain and have their
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clickfunnels pages and funnels on a
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subdomain if you have an existing
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website located at your domain following
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the steps in this video will move your
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current DNS records to CloudFlare and
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keep your existing website accessible
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let’s get started first you are going to
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go to CloudFlare com click the sign up
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now button enter your email twice and
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confirm your password twice check the
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terms and conditions box and click
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create account you will then be taken to
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your CloudFlare dashboard where you will
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be prompted to take a tour I highly
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recommend taking this 30 second tour so
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that you can familiarize yourself a
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little bit more with the CloudFlare
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dashboard go ahead and pause this video
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now and come back once you have finished
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the tour now that you have finished the
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tour you will be taken to the getting
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started page here you will enter your
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primary domain name do not enter your
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sub domain at this time you can actually
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enter in multiple domain names separated
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by commas but for this first one please
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only enter one domain also please only
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enter the domain do not enter HTTP or WW
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or anything extra once you have entered
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your domain go ahead and click on scan
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DNS records this can take about 60
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seconds and during this time you get to
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watch a quick video that explains what
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CloudFlare is all about
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this is important information so make
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sure that you pay attention this is a
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good time for you to also pause this
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video so that you can watch the
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CloudFlare video after the timer is
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finished click the continue button on
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the next page make sure you verify all
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of your DNS records you will want to
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make sure that all of the DNS records
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that you have with your current
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registrar or host are present in your
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cloud Fleur account this will ensure
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that there is no interruption in service
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with your existing website now in order
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to add your sub domain all you need to
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do is add a cname record for each
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subdomain that you wish to add click the
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drop-down on the left and select cname
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type only the sub domain in the first
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field and type target clickfunnels com
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in the next field then click Add record
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once this is done and all of your DNS
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records are verified click continue on
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the next page you can select the free
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plan and then click continue this next
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page is going to tell you what your name
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servers need to be you will need to log
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in to your web host or domain registrar
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in order to do this every web host and
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registrar is different so you will need
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to find the area where you can manage
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your domain names name servers or NS
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records once you change your NS records
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you will need to make sure that those
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are saved and updated you will then go
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back to your CloudFlare account
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dashboard and click continue on the next
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page the status will show pending until
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the new NS records have completely
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propagated once your domain is showing
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as active you will need to scroll down
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to your settings summary where you will
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see SSL settings if you have an SSL
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certificate on your primary domain you
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can go ahead and select full for your
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SSL settings if not please select
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flexible now you will need to go to your
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clickfunnels account click on my account
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and then settings and then custom
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domains type in your entire domain here
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sub domain domain com
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set your root page and your error page
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these are going to be the default pages
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for your sub domain if someone tries to
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go to just your sub domain or access a
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page that doesn’t exist
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check the SSL box and then click create
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domain now you will go into the funnel
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with which you will integrate this
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domain and click on funnel settings you
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will set the funnel domain here and
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choose a path such as home or opt-in or
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whatever you choose please note that
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your funnel must have a path chosen in
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order to function properly make sure
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that you don’t use any forward slashes
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in your paths for your pages or funnels
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next you will set the domain for each
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page in your funnel after you have done
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this you are all finished I would
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recommend opening up a private or
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incognito window to check out your new
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domain please contact support at
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clickfunnels comm with any questions
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you

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