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Wordpress site not opening

I installed WordPress by creating a droplet on DigitalOcean and added the domain, also changed the nameserver and completed all the process.

my website colunablindada.online is opening but wordpress admin panel is not opening please help


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Hello,

I believe that you’ve initially set up the WordPress installation for the server IP address rather than your domain name.

You need to change your WordPress site and home URLs by editing your wp-config.php file and adding the following lines:

define( 'WP_HOME', 'https://example.com' );
define( 'WP_SITEURL', 'https://example.com' );

Best,

Bobby

Disable your plugins or check your .htaccess file.

To Disable your plugins Go main directory -> wp-content -> Rename plugins as plugins_disable.

Hi @eatinggrayanemone,

It seems to me you have a 301 redirect to HTTPS plus your website is being redirected to your Droplet’s IP Address. This means the configuration of either Apache or Nginx is not properly done.

I’ll recommend you to check one of the following articles, based on what stack you used:

Apache https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-wordpress-on-ubuntu-20-04-with-a-lamp-stack

Nginx: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-wordpress-on-ubuntu-20-04-with-a-lemp-stack