SEO implications for using a reverse proxy

Hi all,

We’re considering moving our homepage and blog to Webflow hosting. However, we need to keep subdirectories related to our core application on a different host. Example:

site.com, site.com/blog → webflow hosting
site.com/a, site.com/b → other host

I understand setting up a reverse proxy (e.g. Cloudflare workers or Nginx) is the suggested solution for this.

Assuming we set up canonicals and manually generate the sitemap, would this add friction for Google to discover and crawl pages? In other words, does using a properly configured reverse proxy have a negative effect on discovery and crawl rate?

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