How can I fix this ERROR: Site wordpress does not exist! ?

Hi guys, i’m trying to install wordpress and i followed the guide from this website:

When i try to perform this step:

Tell Apache to enable the site and reload: sudo a2ensite wordpress

After typing in Putty root@www:/var/www# sudo a2ensite wordpress

I get the error: ERROR: Site wordpress does not exist!

Could you please help? I’ve tried to google the problem but none of the solutions posted worked for me.

Also, is it possible/advisable to “reset” the server to default and start from scratch?

Thank you

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This question was answered by @sierracircle:

probably not necessary to reset the server.

One thing I can tell you: if you used Ubuntu 14.04 for your droplet, then the site config file needs to be named yourdomain.conf rather than wordpress.

So on the part where it says this:

sudo nano wordpress

do this instead (where is whatever domain you will be using):

sudo nano

paste the stuff into that,save…and then do:

sudo a2ensite

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