I am setting up a small droplet ($5/mo) with a basic Wordpress installation. I followed the instructions for setting up Wordpress using the LAMP stack from here.
The installation itself seems to be fine, the problem I am having now is that I cannot redirect my domain name to the Wordpress site. The behavior I am seeing is if I go to my droplet’s IP address in the browser I am taken to the Wordpress site; however, if I enter my domain name I am taken to the “Is this your domain name? Click here to manage your domain” splash page that my provider uses (domain.com).
I followed the Digital Ocean host name tutorial directions here. To review, this is what I have done so far:
@and then my droplet’s IP address (e.g.
*and then my desired domain (e.g.
/etc/apache2/sites-enabled/000-default.conffile, I have:
ServerAdmin webmaster@localhost DocumentRoot /var/www/html ServerName example.com <Directory /var/www/html/> AllowOverride All </Directory>
example.com is my actual domain name.) I saw in another thread that I should edit the other file that is not
000-default.conf is the only file I have in that directory.
Port 80 is open - see output of
sudo netstat -plunt:
$ sudo netstat -plunt Active Internet connections (only servers) Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address Foreign Address State PID/Program name tcp 0 0 0.0.0.0:22 0.0.0.0:* LISTEN 881/sshd tcp 0 0 127.0.0.1:25 0.0.0.0:* LISTEN 969/sendmail: MTA: tcp 0 0 127.0.0.1:3306 0.0.0.0:* LISTEN 2604/mysqld tcp 0 0 127.0.0.1:587 0.0.0.0:* LISTEN 969/sendmail: MTA: tcp6 0 0 :::22 :::* LISTEN 881/sshd tcp6 0 0 :::80 :::* LISTEN 4626/apache2
Please let me know if there’s anything else I can provide.
EDIT: I made all these changes ~24 hours ago. I realize that sometimes it takes a little while to propagate the changes, but I believe that it’s still well below 24 hours…
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