my full website opening on another strange domain.

Posted October 24, 2020 607 views
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i have deployed my code on digital occean hosting. got IP and added ip in A record of my domain in godaddy. now my site works well and hosting pointed to my successfully. but there one strange thing happen that another strange domain also opening my full website. whatever i change in my code its reflects on my domain as well on that strange domain. i dont know why this happpening. my full website opening on one strange domain.

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Hi there @parmarjatin834,

It is possible that the other domain name is also pointing to your server’s IP address.

To check that you could use the following DNS lookup tool:

If the A record of the strange domain name matches your website, what you could do is add a separate virtual host for your domain name and then create a default virtual host to catch all other traffic and not show your website.

Here is a tutorial on how to add a virtual host to your Nginx webserver:


by Justin Ellingwood
When using the Nginx web server, server blocks (similar to the virtual hosts in Apache) can be used to encapsulate configuration details and host more than one domain off of a single server. In this guide, we'll discuss how to configure server blocks in Nginx on an Ubuntu 16.04 server.