Droplet resolving with IP but not with Domain name
I have created a Droplet and installed Openlite WP and everything is working but as I have the domain registered on Google Domains & setup there using Google nameservers the best I have been able to do is to get the site to showup by inputting the domain name but it always ends up resolving to the IP address. So if I input www.nespeca.net it will show the WP site but as an IP address. (188.8.131.52)
So I have 2 problems actually:
1- get the website to show up as a url when I input the domain (not as an IP when I input the domain)
2- attach a Let’s Encrypt SSL certificate the the domain hosted on Digital Ocean.
Seems that I have to leave the domain using Google nameservers as I am also using email forwarding from firstname.lastname@example.org to my gmail account and it doesn’t work if the nameservers are not set to Google.
Thanks for your help
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