...my issue is it keeps giving me a blank reply form after I click on Submit Post. or I’m routed to my account page rather than back to the thread I’m on.
And yes, I clear my cache regularly.
Two things here… first one not addressing this problem.
The Cloudflare problems were dependent on where you are geographically and what was going on there. They were having some issues of mitigating a DDOS attack at one of their nodes and rerouting around some network issues on two others. Basically, just to clear it up, Cloudflare isn’t the cloud. It is, as someone pointed out, a DNS service and reverse proxy based CDN service that also provides things such as DDOS mitigation. Basically, it is an all in one service that makes it so the site will load a lot faster for people and help keep the site, as a whole, more stable. We’ve had a handful of DDOS attacks back in 2012 that brought the entire site down or seriously slowed it down which have been completely mitigated and stopped since starting to use Cloudflare. Now, the most we see is the occasional geographic zone having some connection issues for an hour or two, a lot better than before using CF.
Secondly, forum stuff like being described here isn’t anything to do with Cloudflare.. that is 100% in Daz’s court for being “off”. There are a number of reasons and things contributing to it which most don’t care about to hear. The one thing that I can say on it is we are currently actively working on eliminating this completely and move the forums from this lower quality software base to a much better platform… one that will actually not be terrible on handling things like image uploads. However, that is still some time off (not going to say “soon” on that) since we aren’t going to make the poor decision of starting from scratch. We’re working out how to migrate all the posts, private messages, signatures, avatars, image uploads, etc., and are looking at what it would take to also move the old forum posts from the archive over. We know the forums are an important part of our site and that it could be a lot better, and are actively working on it.