Disabled Cloudflare plugin - now my website is not working

April 3, 2017 2.7k views


I've been experiencing some issues with Cloudflare and Autoptimize on my website so I wanted to temporarily disable the Cloudflare plugin in Wordpress. When I did, I immediately got an error saying that the website has too many redirects. Now I can't access the website nor /wp-admin to re-activate the plugin!

I've tried editing wpoptions and activeplugins to no success and also moved /cloudflare to /mu-plugins but nothing seems to help.


3 Answers

Solved it by restoring an older droplet. Thank you for the best spent $2 this year DO!


When you're using CloudFlare + SSL, you need to login to CloudFlare, head to the SSL tab and make one quick change. You need to set SSL to Full (Strict). That'll fix the redirect issue.

  • I have the same issue and have tried the Full (Strict) setting and then received a Error 526 Ray ID: 477c2327a996b3ba • 2018-11-10 23:00:48 UTC
    Invalid SSL certificate.

    What now? all I did was disable the plugin and now cannot access my dashboard

Hi, same issue, when i deactivate plugin, my site return a error message "too many directs".. at the moment I'm switching my godaddy nameserver back to the default.. anyone has been able to resolve the issue?

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