What is Railgun?

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Railgun is a WAN optimization technology that we offer our hosting customers in partnership with a company called Cloudflare.

Cloudflare’s Railgun technology greatly speeds up the delivery of non-cached pages. While Cloudflare automatically caches 65% of the resources needed to make up a page, 35% can't be cached because the resources are dynamically generated or marked as 'do not cache'. That 35% is often the initial HTML of the page that must be downloaded first. Cloudflare Railgun speeds this remaining 35%.

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No. You need to be a Cloudflare customer in order to use Railgun.

We have partnered with Cloudflare to make Railgun both easy and affordable. If you purchase Railgun directly through Cloudflare, it costs $200/month. However, we have partnered with Cloudflare and...

Any website can benefit from the performance improvements Railgun offers, especially dynamic sites.

If you experience issues when enabling Railgun, please contact us by raising a support ticket here: https://www.encode.uk.com/contact.php

If you are using Railgun via cPanel, you can turn it off directly from your control panel. Otherwise, log into your Cloudflare account, go to Performance Settings and turn Railgun off from there....

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