Here’s a NameCheap EasyWP review that I’ve written.
While setting up the site, I checked the comments section and noticed that the localhost IP, 127.0.0.1, was showing instead of the real IP.
That was obviously not good, so I contacted the support team to get it fixed, and in this guide, I’ll share the solution with you.
Fix localhost IP 127.0.0.1 showing in WordPress
I recommend backing up the file or the whole website first!
You need to access your WordPress files and edit the
The file is normally in your root folder:
If you’re doing this for an add-on domain, not your main one, it should normally be in
I’m using cPanel as an example, but truly managed WordPress web hosts don’t normally have cPanel.
Add the below code right before the
/* That's all, stop editing! Happy blogging. */ row.
Save the file and that’s it!
If you use any type of website caching, clear it before checking!
Tip: If it doesn’t work, move the code at the very bottom of the
This is how it worked in my case, by adding it at the very bottom.
The code is not made up by NameCheap’s support team.
They googled the issue and snatched the code from somewhere 🙂 , which I could have done myself, but when things look a bit more complex to me, I don’t want to add random codes from Google.
That’s a wrap
Hope this worked for you and the real IP shows instead of the localhost IP 127.0.0.1 in your WordPress website.
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