Add a subdomain to a /var/www/ directory alongside a Laravel installation

Hello! I have a Droplet w/ the LEMP stack, inside of it is running a Laravel application. This Laravel installation is under the /var/www/laravel folder, but now, we need to install Wordpress for a blog, and it has to be done thru a subdomain (Which is now created in the domain area of the Droplet), this sub domain ( should point to a folder inside /var/www, how do i do this without compromise the integrity of the Laravel app?

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You can do this by creating a new server block in a second configuration file that will live in your /etc/nginx/sites-enabled folder. We provide a full guide on this process here. In most cases since both of these require close to the same configuration (as far as PHP support) you may be able to make a copy of the existing file in that directory and simply change the server name and root fields to match your settings for the new site.