connect domain with wordpress installed on digitalocean

Hi Quick question here I built a wordpress website on digital ocean VPS Address like And I got name like And follow the guide “how-to-set-up-a-host-name-with-digitalocean”

Great, I connect the domain name with my site
But problem is The original url with my page like this And after update, the ideal result will be the old url will exchanged like /contact/ this kind of url

Seems not work Help needed Thanks

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Great answer @sugarhill

It would be great if @julianlampert can elaborate on his answer!

And don’t forget… Your domain must resolv to your IP (DNS).

This should be an easy fix:

  1. login to your wordpress dashboard
  2. left menu select “Settings” --> “General”
  3. then change both “WordPress Address (URL)” and “Site Address (URL)” from your IP to your domain name (don’t forget to also put http:// in front of your domain, or https:// if you have SSL) and hit “save changes”
  4. goto “Settings” --> “Permalinks” and click on “save changes”

Voila, you should be good to go :)