Help! My site crashed when I updated site / wordpress address
Like a few folks in this help section, I built a one-click wordpress installation with digital ocean.
I host my personal domain - stefanpalios.com - through google domains. I set it up with custom nameservers to point to digital ocean. I then pointed the URL to my IP address of the digital ocean droplet - http://126.96.36.199/.
It was working ok, except when I typed in “stefanpalios.com” I got directed to “http://188.8.131.52/” and the IP is what showed in the address bar.
Following instructions from another thread, I updated my site + wordpress address in my wordpress dashboard, changing from http://184.108.40.206/ to https://stefanpalios.com. That effectively crashed my site – I now get a “This site can’t be reached. stefanpalios.com refused to connect.” error
I cannot access my wp-admin to change things back. How do I get my site back?!
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