I created a Droplet 12 hours ago and added the nameservers given by Digital Ocean to my Godaddy Domain Account DNS settings.
When i’m running a whois on my Domain, the digital ocean servers are visible. However, when i try to open my domain name on the browser, my website is unreachable.
1).So how long does it take for the Godaddy to connect with the Digital Ocean Droplet? As of now, I can access only my IP address not my website.
2.) Additionally, in my wordpress general settings, i changed the website from IP address of Digital Ocean to my domain name and now the website ( accessed by IP address) is not opening correctly( some images are not displaying and I cannot login as well because its redirecting to mywebsite/wp-login.php which is already not accessible. What exactly is happening?
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DNS propagation on GoDaddy side can take up to 48 hours. You can take look at What factors affect DNS propagation time?. Once DNS propagation finishes, you should get an email from GoDaddy confirming it.
About problems with WP, let’s wait until you can access to DO server via domain. Then try again.
If DNS propagation already finished and your site is still not working, share more details so we will try to help you. =)