How to Redirect Droplet IP Access to Domain URL
I followed DO’s tutorial (https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-wordpress-with-lemp-on-ubuntu-18-04) along with all the pre-requisites which also include securing Nginx with Certbot.
My domain is properly being redirected from HTTP-to-HTTPS. No problem at that end.
Now, I have a few questions:
I can’t access my website through my Droplet IP (it serves 404). If I add HTTPS to the droplet IP, it shows the following and if I proceed, I can access the website.
First question: Why is this happening?
Second question: I want to redirect my droplet’s IP access to my actual domain URL (both when using HTTP and HTTPS). How can I do this?
Following is my default config file:
It’d be great if someone could help me, I tried looking up and did find some solutions by creating a new server block, but that didn’t fit my current defined server blocks.
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