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Website address redirecting to ip

Posted March 24, 2014 5.7k views
Hi, I've installed Wordpress on Ubuntu 13.10 from my droplet. In dns I've created a new record and added Name servers and A in godaddy as described. in wordpress adminpanel ive changed the website address but its still redirecting to the IP address. can someone please help

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Hello.

Updating the DNS records can take up to an hour as GoDaddy mentions it.
So, you need to take this time-frame into account as well.
Also, make sure you've changed both
'WordPress Address (URL)' and 'Site Address (URL)'
settings under the WP Settings/General page.

Hope it helps,
Denis Rendler
I did both and now cant login into the admin panel. It asks for username and password. after inputting that t just stays there
How do you access your admin panel, thru your domain name or IP address?
i tried both. Because its redirecting to ip address. if i type website address in there it redirects to the ip
What's the domain name? Your browser probably cached the request.
what are your DNS settings in the Digital Ocean dns section for your droplet?
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