Is CloudFlare bad for SEO?

Is CloudFlare Bad for SEO?

Introduction

This entry describes my own experiences using CloudFlare on a new site & newly registered domain. Note that I only used the free CloudFlare option so I am not trying to debunk all of CloudFlare’s services. I’m simply pointing out a negative SEO experience I encountered using their free service on my new site.

I recently set up a brand new website. Traffic wise I had very modest hopes, knowing that it is a new URL I bought a little while ago for a third party, a new website, a very competitive niche my third party is in etc. …

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Why WordPress is good for SEO

Why WordPress is Good for SEO

Introduction

In this article I will attempt to prove based on the experiences of my own site why WordPress is good for SEO.

For several years between 2009 and 2012 I had a simple WordPress blog on which I would occasionally post, mostly about my music recording. It really wasn’t that fancy, a very simple theme, occasionally some MP3s which I posted and eventually a few embedded YouTube videos.

Without really concerning myself with Search Engine Optimisation for my own website I had actually achieved the number one spot for “Andrew Nicholson” in Google UK search. No extra SEO plugins, …

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