Unable to generate certificate for http://recropopulus.co.uk

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My domain is: recropopulus.co.uk

I ran this command: letsencrypt certonly --webroot -w /home/recro_live/code/wordpress -d recropopulus.co.uk --email devops@careerleaf.com --agree-tos --text -vvvvvv

It produced this output:
Challenge failed for domain recropopulus.co.uk
http-01 challenge for recropopulus.co.uk
Reporting to user: The following errors were reported by the server:

Domain: recropopulus.co.uk
Type: unauthorized
Detail: Invalid response from http://recropopulus.co.uk/.well-known/acme-challenge/axji0XIHhtE8m4aKCNNV0hHyDFuky77An8mtd7OsR70 [99.81.116.8]: 404

To fix these errors, please make sure that your domain name was entered correctly and the DNS A/AAAA record(s) for that domain contain(s) the right IP address.
Encountered exception:
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/home/recro_live/environ/lib/python3.6/site-packages/certbot/auth_handler.py", line 90, in handle_authorizations
self._poll_authorizations(authzrs, max_retries, best_effort)
File "/home/recro_live/environ/lib/python3.6/site-packages/certbot/auth_handler.py", line 154, in _poll_authorizations
raise errors.AuthorizationError('Some challenges have failed.')
certbot.errors.AuthorizationError: Some challenges have failed.

My web server is (include version): nginx 1.14

The operating system my web server runs on is (include version): Linux 18.04

My hosting provider, if applicable, is:

I can login to a root shell on my machine (yes or no, or I don't know): Yes

I'm using a control panel to manage my site (no, or provide the name and version of the control panel):

The version of my client is (e.g. output of certbot --version or certbot-auto --version if you're using Certbot): 0.38.0

Hi @Pankti

please read your check result - recropopulus.co.uk - Make your website better - DNS, redirects, mixed content, certificates

Checking http://recropopulus.co.uk/.well-known/acme-challenge/check-your-website-dot-server-daten-dot-de there is a

Visible Content: domain is not defined: recropopulus.co.uk

Same opening that url with my browser.

Looks like your webserver doesn't know how to handle your domain -> that can't work.

A working port 80 is required to use http validation.

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