Trying to set up blog off wordpress for the first time… do I need something other than Cloudfare?

I bought my domain off Cloudfare for my new blog. I then signed up for WordPress Premium. But I’m not able to actually activate my website, so that I am successful when visiting my URL. It still says “The site can’t be reached.”

Do I need webhosting?

On Cloudfare, on the DNS page, I pointed the CNAME to my wordpress value.

Please let me know what I am missing.

 

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