Ubuntu + Wordpress not accessible anymore


After creating a droplet (with the included one-click installation for wordpress) it’s impossible for me to access Wordpress again.

It all started with installing a Wordpress theme from Themeforest that got denied by Wordpress auto theme installer, so I had to upload the files manually by (s)FTP in the provided Wordpress dir.

I had to fix SSH (login with SSH keys).

After login I did “ls” => WORDPRESS and checked the cd /var/www => this dir only contains a wp-config.php file

but when I try to access Wordpress on site I get the following error

Not Found

The requested URL /wp-admin/ was not found on this server.

and when visiting the website without /wp-admin/ I get


You don’t have permission to access / on this server.

I really have no clue what went wrong, anyone could help me out to get wordpress up & running again? ( @sierracircle )

Kind regards.


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@sierracircle could you come on Google Hangout for a second?

@sierracircle the best help you can have, thanks for helping me out. Big thumbs up!

google hangouts is also good. just put a . between S & M ;) one word!