I’m currently trying to get my site to display its domain name (which I’ll call example.com) rather than the ip address associated with it. I’ve looked at tutorial after tutorial, but I haven’t come across a solution. I’m using Nginx with Wordpress in a docker container running on a digitalocean droplet.
Currently, I have three NS records with hostname set to my domain example.com, and they direct to ns1.digitalocean.com, ns2.digitialocean.com, etc. I can visit my site by typing in example.com, but it then displays the ip address, and I want it to display example.com instead.
I’ve tried the following:
1.) I’ve tried going into my nginx.conf file and changing the server_name variables to my hostname instead of the ip address, but this doesn’t change anything.
2.) I’ve tried navigating to my wordpress wp-config.php file and adding
define('WP_SITEURL', 'http://www.example.com'); define('WP_HOME', 'http://www.example.com');
but this causes a ‘too many redirects’ error. I’ve also tried it without the www, but that also produces a too many redirects error.
What am I doing wrong? Does anyone know how I can get my site to always display the hostname over the ip address? Any help would be appreciated.
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