Hi there everyone, I connected to my droplet server via SSH and followed all the steps in this guide: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-wordpress-with-lamp-on-ubuntu-16-04
Everything worked great, and I was completely successful in my attempt. I entered my site URL in google chrome and got the wordpress select-a-language setup, exactly as shown in the guide.
I then shut down my PC and went to bed. When I woke up, I tried entering my site URL from a different computer to finish the wordpress setup and suddenly my site was down. I got the following error: “This site can’t be reached cultureontrial.com’s server DNS address could not be found. Try running Windows Network Diagnostics. DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN”
I did absolutely nothing at all between that timeframe, didn’t touch my server, didn’t even use Putty or the droplet in any way. I tried again a few days later from the PC I did the setup on and still the site was down.
I tried following Step 5 in the guide over again, ran “curl -s https://api.wordpress.org/secret-key/1.1/salt/” and got new secure values. Copied and pasted them into the wp-config.php file exactly as I did last time, and still nothing.
If anyone can please help on this let me know. It would be really deeply appreciated as I’m getting quite frustrated by this!
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