If you have a Squarespace, Shopify, Webflow or Wordpress template website, directly register an account and add your site(s) into Chinafy for processing. Once your site has been scanned and processed, Chinafy will auto-generate a plan for you to subscribe to.
If you have a login site, custom build or enterprise needs, submit your site and our sales team will be in touch within 24 hours via email. They’ll be happy to answer your questions and work directly with you to generate a Chinafy plan.
Do I need an ICP to use Chinafy?
No. You will not require an ICP license because while Chinafy uses multiple China CDN providers with Chinese networks, Chinafy leverages offshore, rim delivery, near-China servers instead of onshore. Learn more about getting an ICP in China and whether this is the right approach for your company.
My website is officially blocked/censored. Can Chinafy help?
No. Chinafy complies with the Chinese Ministry of Information and Information Technology (“MIIT”) and in fact helps websites who have blocked resources, to comply.
Oftentimes, a website’s content is not blocked (or censored) in China - but its resources (e.g. Youtube, Google, Twitter) may be.
If you’re [ google.com ] and are blocked in China, can we help you? No.
If you’re a website with blocked google resources and no censored content? Absolutely.
Read more about what it means to be China Compatible here.
Do I need a China web host or server?
No. All Chinafy plans include fully-managed cloud hosting and CDN management for the Chinafy version of your site.
Is there a discount for annual subscriptions?
Yes, you save 10% off subscriptions with our annual plan. Other per site discounts are offered on up-front longer term commitments or commitments of 3+ sites.
Do you support invoicing instead of credit card via stripe?
Yes we do! However, we only support these websites on an Enterprise engagement.
Do you offer Enterprise services?
Yes. Our Enterprise services combines Chinafy’s most advanced features alongside access to a dedicated account manager, expedited support, white glove services, vendor approval processes and powerful security features. Enquire about Chinafy for enterprise here.
Can I cancel my Chinafy service?
You can stop your service any time. You can cancel your plan directly from your Chinafy dashboard, no-questions-asked or hidden termination fees.
After cancelling, you will simply need to revert back to your original DNS settings. Your site’s optimisation rules will exist for 14 days thereafter in case you change your mind, then be deleted. Keep in mind that optimisation rules will no longer apply and that you will require set-up again if you wish to Chinafy your site after this period.
What does my set-up and platform fee include?
Set-up includes: Initial implementation & System Set-Up with our in-house engineers, SSL certificate for Chinafy file delivery, and basic onboarding assistance to Go Live. All Chinafy subscriptions include: 10 GB of fully managed China CDN Bandwidth per month, Automated rule-based resource optimization (HTML, JS, CSS), Standard Customer Success Support
Why is Set-Up & Configuration required for all Chinafy customers?
This is because every site is unique and we want to ensure that you get off on the right footing. Chinafying is more than implementing technical optimisations, it is about setting a strong foundation for your company to win Chinese customers. We take that seriously.
As part of this onboarding process, we have a team of technical experts who review any automated changes and run a wide-range of analyses internally, before providing steps for your website to ‘Go Live’.
How are pages defined?
A page defined as a distinct URL, and does not include parameterized URLs with ? commonly used with E-Commerce, or Search Results.
www.website.com - this is a page
www.website.com/shoes - this is a page
www.website.com?filter=shoes - this is NOT considered a page
Does Chinafy work with [name any CMS]?
Yes! Chinafy is compatible with any CMS that you may currently be using. Chinafy most often works with Wordpress, Sitecore, Magento, Squarespace, and Shopify sites.
Our technology is designed as a layer above your website, so is compatible with any CMS that you may be currently using.
Have more questions?
Reach out our Chianfy support team via email or via our chat bot. Our team usually responds within a few hours or within 1 day. Visit our Chinafy Support Center for more information.
Standard onboarding involves us Chinafying your site, providing a preview link, and instructions to go live. Do you need a Staging Server or need us to guide your tech team through the process? Reach out and have our experts talk to your experts.
Standard Chinafy requires a set-up period of 1.5-2 weeks on average. Depending on your timeline and site specifics, we are able to help provide a 'ready-to-go-live' site in just 24 hours with additional engineering support. Let's get you fast in China, even faster.
We understand that different companies have different internal policies that vendors need to go through. We provide this option as an add on because it’s important to us that we dedicate the right resources to work through that process alongside you.
Matomo is powerful web analytics platform that provide companies with 100% data ownership and is GDPR/CCPA compliant. Set-up of their on-premise
Included in every Chinafy subscription
Fast Near-China CDN
Manual File Editing
Inline Script Editing
Site-side custom code
Basic China SEO
Baidu Auto-push URL Submissions
Ongoing expert support
Estimate your Chinafy plan costs on an annual or monthly basis.
Tell us about your site
As we re-engineer and optimise a version of your site for China, we need to understand how it's built and what components there are. Estimate your Chinafy plan costs on an annual or monthly basis.
1. Enter your website URL
2. Does your site have a sign-on area?
3. Is your site an ecommerce site?
4. Does your site have a Vimeo Livestream?
5. How muh traffic do you expect in China per month?
6. Chinafy provides you with a set of preview URLs (e.g. yoursite.test.chinafy.com) to test your Chinafy site performance before Going Live.Will you require a full staging environment separate to this?
7. Will you require a vendor approval process, a multi-user sign-on area, or a dedicated technical account manager?