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Domain redirects to IP address and also loading from IP address

  • Posted October 23, 2013

Hi, I have a droplet running the latest ubuntu and wordpress. I set up everything like in the tutorials and my domain is working. But when I type in www.mydomain.com/wp-admin, it redirects itself to xx.xxx.123.456/wp-admin which is the IP address of the droplet that DigitalOcean gave me. Also, when I go to www.mydomain.com, my homepage loads just fine but I notice my browser says that its is connecting and waiting for xx.xxx.123.456, not www.mydomain.com itself. I may be unclear here so please ask for more info. I would not like to expose my IP address like that and also it looks extremely shady to my visitors. Please help! Thanks a lot!

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Log into your WordPress Dashboard & navigate to Settings. What’s listed as your <code>Site URL</code> & <code>Home URL</code>?

Log into your WordPress Dashboard & navigate to Settings. What’s listed as your <code>Site URL</code> & <code>Home URL</code>?

Log into your WordPress Dashboard & navigate to Settings. What’s listed as your <code>Site URL</code> & <code>Home URL</code>?

Log into your WordPress Dashboard & navigate to Settings. What’s listed as your <code>Site URL</code> & <code>Home URL</code>?

Log into your WordPress Dashboard & navigate to Settings. What’s listed as your <code>Site URL</code> & <code>Home URL</code>?

Log into your WordPress Dashboard & navigate to Settings. What’s listed as your <code>Site URL</code> & <code>Home URL</code>?

Log into your WordPress Dashboard & navigate to Settings. What’s listed as your <code>Site URL</code> & <code>Home URL</code>?

Log into your WordPress Dashboard & navigate to Settings. What’s listed as your <code>Site URL</code> & <code>Home URL</code>?

Did you configure wordpress with your IP address before purchasing or setting up your domain name? I do know that Wordpress uses a lot of absolute links which I believe is the source of your problem.

hi Pablo,when i follow your instractons then the site is broken redirect my site to a broken site also wo-admin url not working! <br>“Log into your WordPress Dashboard & navigate to Settings. What’s listed as your Site URL & Home URL?”