Domain name keep redirection to Ip Address

I was able to setup domain name and do a wordpress installation on my ubuntu lampstack. My problem is my domain name keep redirecting to the droplet’s ip address. i don’t want the ip to show in the url but rather the domain name

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Accepted Answer > Settings > General *If your IP address appears here, you need to update it to your domain name. *

WordPress Address (URL) – Site Address (URL) –

This is assuming the DNS for the domain name is pointed at the droplet and entered correctly to apache.

thanks for the help, works now.

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