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Blogger HTTPS for custom domain and Cloudflare

In BHF, there was a recent issue related to cloudflare where the browser screams the site is a phishing site. So I thought of writing up how does a service like cloudflare affect your blogger blog.

What is Cloudflare?

Well we have that written all over Wikipedia. Let's go on with why Blogger users look for Cloudflare.
Anciently Blogger users used cloudflare for one simple reason. HTTPS for custom domains.

So what happens when you introduce cloudflare into your domain?
DNS Redirect.
Your custom domain will be configured with the proxy info provided by cloudflare and when the request is hit, DNS redirect happens.
DNS redirect is bad for the site's health. A number of reasons, but the most important is that some browsers, when it detects a DNS redirection, it thinks that it is a phishing site.

What is a DNS redirect?

I am trying to explain this in easy terms. I'll try not to be too technical. When a custom domain URL is hit, usually the domain requests go to Name servers from w…

Custom description on Sharing

While sharing on face book, we would see description of the page being shared. Now, Blogger added a feature of making that description to be in the way you wish.

This articles has two sections,
How to enable Search Description?How to add custom description?

How to use anyother Language using Azhagi?

In this article, I am going to tell "How to use multiple languages in Internet?," with a free ware called "Azhagi."
Download Azhagi software from here and install it.
Now open it. You will find a button "Unicode Editor."
Click on it. You will be opened up with another window.