Wordpress (1-click install) issue with This site can’t be reached

Posted March 27, 2018 5.1k views
WordPressDNSUbuntu 16.04

Hello there,

I set up my blog last evening, and I’ve started experiencing This site can’t be reached error, anytime I update something in thewp-admin section.


This site can’t be reached’s server IP address could not be found.

Checking the connection
Checking the proxy, firewall and DNS configuration
Running Network Diagnostics


According to the whois name server’s section, it seems to be pointing to the correct place.

Name Server:
Name Server:
Name Server:


I’ve added a new domain there ( which points to the correct droplet, but I still have no idea why it’s happening.

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When you setup your Wordpress blog, did you use “” as the domain name?
If so, you need to add a ‘www’ records to the dns.

Looks like ’’ isn’t reachable. Definitely a dns issue there.
Everything else seems right.. May want to nuke the WP install and try again.