Rookie question: After setting up Droplet, DNS Records, zPanel, FTP and uploaded my index.html file it wont show on my domain.

  • Posted January 30, 2014


So subject kinda says it all. I am struggling with having my index.html landing page to appear on my domain. I bought the domain at and then delegated my nameservers to Ocean plus set up all my records and had it propagated. FTP are setup and my index.html file are uploaded into ./var/www directory which I read from a similar forum post here. Yet when filling in my domain ( I receive the zPanel login window which in a way makes sense since it is the IP address of my VPS. However, sadly I cannot get my head around on how to get my landing page to appear instead.

These are my records (Propagating are DONE): My domain:

Anyone can help a rookie like me?


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What is a better and more secure Control Panel than Zpanel ??

I can see your zpanel on your domain… which is insecure “not secure”. you could get hacked easily his way… <br> <br>Besides, you should know that DO doesn’t support Zpanel anymore for security reasons. so I advise you to remove it and install better one… <br> <br>I guess your site is live and directing to your panel. so your domain is working