When using Cloudflare DNS, you have a few options for your DNS zone setup:
- (most common): Use Cloudflare as your primary DNS provider and manage your DNS records on Cloudflare.
- : Keep your primary DNS provider and only use Cloudflare’s reverse proxy for individual subdomains.
- : With your root domain (
example.com) on a partial or full setup, independently manage the settings for a specific subdomain (
blog.example.com) within a separate zone and, potentially, a separate account.
- : Use Cloudflare and another DNS provider together across your entire zone to increase availability and fault tolerance. DNS records will be transferred between providers using or .