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Website doesn't load with www?

Believe me, I checked out the other questions and they didn’t help me. My website is fitfrek.com and it doesn’t load up if I place the www.

Similarly with another domain I have, survivelikeaboss.com It just goes back to the ip address in the domain bar. It could be the same problem…ANY help would be appreciated! Thanks!

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Hello everyone, i am facing the same problem, i have a website flooranddecor.in and it is not working with wwww I tried everything, i tried .htaccess but no code is working for it. Can you help.

I am very new, so please excuse me if you find my answer unhelpful. I had similar issue I added in my DNS records: Hostname @ Hostname www And mines started showing for me. But my issue was https:// not rendering and a support person notified me that my firewall was blocking port 443. Maybe you can check your firewalls. Lastly, another person suggested to me a wildcard cname or A record. But because I am using wordpress i’m going to try a plug-in to hide my admin log-in area. So when I finally do try somethings, I wont lose access to my wordpress again lol Ps. let me know what ends up working for, just in case I am still having issues too. I wish you the best in finding your solution

Hello,

I am very new to managing these things. I have just created my droplet for the wordpress, and I am having similar issues too. But I created two A records 1. Hostname @ 2.Hostname www So after creating these two records, I can find my website now when I type it with or without the www. But my issue is when I type https:// nothing shows for my website. Someone told me about a wordpress plug-in called “wps hide login” its supposed to help as well. I haven’t tried this yet though. Im nervous because the last time, I went into wordpress settings and changed my IP address to my URL, : 0 lol, I was unable to access my site and finally just had to rebuild it. PS. Google Drive or Updraft Plus are good tools to keep back-ups or your wordpress sites, when you have to destroy or rebuild your droplets.