Apache default page if I use domain instead of ip

January 23, 2017 308 views
Apache Ubuntu 16.04

I have a Flask web app running on my droplet. But after I added a domain to my droplet, when I goes to my website using the domain, the apache default page shows up. If i use the IP, everything is correct (my app homepage shows up). So my app is in another folder under /var/www instead of the /var/www/html. Is there anyway to fix this thing?

1 Answer


You'd need to modify your Apache VirtualHost block to define the base directory of your application. When you hit Port 80 or 443 (HTTP or HTTPS), Apache will redirect to whatever directories that have been specified in the configuration.

You should be able to find that file in:


Once modified, you'd simply need to restart Apache and that will make the changes take effect.

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