Ghost: change from IP to domain plus reprocess https


I’ve installed a Ghost instance for my site. Because I was migrating it, I decided to install it using the IP address.

Now that everything is fine, I want to redirect from WordPress to Ghost.

In terms of DNS, I’m fine. But to change it from IP address to domain, I understand that I need to change it using the terminal. Also, when I installed it, I ran a process to “create” my HTTPS certificate. I don’t know if I need to update or change it to cover my domain name.

Please, advise :-)

Thanks, Andre

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Bobby Iliev
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November 21, 2022


According to the official Ghost Documentation, you can change your Ghost URL with the following command:

ghost config url

In order to run the command you need to first SSH to your droplet, you could follow the steps here on how to do that:

And then switch to the Ghost user: sudo -i -u ghost-mgr.

Hope that this helps!


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