How come going to my domain redirects to my ip address?

I installed Wordpress onto Ubuntu 16.04, and have connected the name servers to name cheap and everything, which all seems to be done correctly. Whenever I connect to my website, it redirects to the IP address. What should I do to fix this?


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Hi @theisevan

You probably setup WordPress on the IP-address before you added the domain, which means WordPress will save that IP as the root configuration.

You can go to and edit both WordPress Address (URL) and Site Address (URL) to