New droplet redirects to existing one. Why?

November 5, 2013 2.2k views
Hi, I took a snapshot of my droplet ( - and used it to create a new droplet ( I also configured to go to this new droplets IP address and droplet. However, when I go to either or, the browser automatically redirects to Can you help me with this? My goal was to create a new site at and use as a template which I will then modify to my new needs. Thanks!
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Assuming from the tags you used, you are using Wordpress. Have you updated the Wordpress database to use the new domain instead of the old domain? I would try this;
Log into your WordPress Dashboard and navigate to Settings => General. What's listed as your WordPress Address (URL) and Site Address (URL)? Make sure you have them set to
Thanks both of you for the responses; I really appreciate it. Nate, I tried following your directions but don't know how to access PhpMyAdmin. If I try there is nothing there.

And Pablo, in settings => General I don't the option to change the URLs. I am using Wordpress Multisite, does that matter? Also, when I am in the settings, it still says in the URL bar, so aren't I just changing the settings on my original site that I don't want to change? How do I actually access the site on my new droplet if it always redirects to
Check out Changing The Site URL | WordPress Codex; particularly, the Multi-site notes section @ the bottom of the page.
Thanks, Pablo. This seems helpful and it seems like I've got my work cut out for me. I'll give it a shot tonight. Thanks!
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