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how to block country traffic using cloudflare

how to block country traffic using cloudflare

On a more serious note, we usually come across traffic on our Analytics or Adsense in which we don’t know the whereabouts and sometimes it leads entire account being penalized by AdSense. In this article, I’m going to show you the steps/methods to block those traffic by using Cloudflare.

What Is Cloudflare?

Cloudflare is a global network designed to make everything you connect to the Internet secure, private, fast, and reliable. Some of their services are,

  • Secure your websites, APIs, and Internet applications.
  • Protect corporate networks, employees, and devices.
  • Write and deploy code that runs on the network edge.

Now we know the Function of Cloudflare, Let’s move on the street to block Unwanted Country traffic. To do that, one needs to signup for an account on Cloudflare and then replace his/her website DNS with Cloudflare. To do that, Kindly Watch this video.

After how the steps to block the unwanted Country Traffic.

how to block country traffic using Cloudflare?

  1. After setting up your Account on Cloudflare, Select your Website.

Block invalid traffic

2. Scroll down to select Security a drop-down list will appear then you click on Firewall Rules.

 

3. Click on Create Rule

how to block country traffic using cloudflare

4. Now set a rule: Enter any name you want to tittle the rule

5. At the field section, Select Country.

6. At the operator section, Select is in.

7. In the Value Section, Select the specific name of the country you want to block.

8. See below to select an action. If you want to block the country completely, choose Block. But if you want traffic from that country to be verify before getting access to your site choose Legacy CAPTCHA.

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9. Click on Deploy Firewall Rule.

Congratulation Your rules has been set. Therefore all traffic from that specific country you chose will be blocked, They won’t have access to your website.

See my results below:

Conclusion

I guess this article was helpful. if this method didn’t work for you, Kindly stay tune there will be another method. Please Subscribe to my Youtube Channel and follow me on Facebook And Instagram.

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