Is your CloudFlare DNS not working with tumblr?

Troubleshooting why using CloudFlare doesn't seem to be compatible with tumblr pages. In short, you need to disable the traffic acceleration services within CloudFlare.

I’d been thinking that there was something wrong with my CloudFlare DNS settings, which made them not work when setting a domain record for tumblr. Turns out, theres a quirky interaction thats stopping it from functioning when a domain is managed “On CloudFlare” (through their traffic acceleration services).

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