Can't log into droplet

January 23, 2017 1.6k views
WordPress DigitalOcean Ubuntu DNS

I created a wordpress website using the one click install. The ip address of the droplet is When I try to access the website through the ip address I get redirected to the domain url. I do not have access to the domain name at the moment since it got deleted. How do I access the droplet without access to the domain name and how do I point a new domain name to the existing wordpress site ?

1 Answer

You will need to SSH into the droplet, login and manually change the site name following this guide:

You will need to create DNS records to the ip you mentioned for the new domain.

Hope it helps!

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