Hi, I’ve successfully created a One-Click Wordpress Droplet, logged in via SSH, and completed the configuration. I’ve also created / edited DNS records on Digital Ocean and my domain name registrar, and am routing traffic through Cloudflare, as opposed to using Certbot.
I’m directed to visit the new site’s IP address to complete setup, but when I try this in a web browser using the IP or URL, the site just hangs and never loads anything.
In addition, when I check the Apache configuration using
apachectl configtest I initially get the message
Could not reliably determine the server's fully qualified domain name, using 127.0.1.1. Set the 'ServerName' directive globally to suppress this message
I fixed this by adding
ServerName domain.com to the top of the apache2.conf file, but this doesn’t seem to change anything.
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Ok, I have solved this issue by setting up Apache virtual hosts as suggested in the document here: https://marketplace.digitalocean.com/apps/wordpress
And running the certbot configuration wizard.
Thank you! Jesse
Can you please share more details about the issue that you’re currently experiencing?
I’ve just checked and your site is loading just fine using the domain name. Can you confirm if everything is working as expected now?
Perhaps the DNS was still propagating at the time you were checking the site, keep in mind that DNS changes can take up to 24 hours in order to fully update.
If you’ve taken some other steps in fixing the site, please share them with us.