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Best practice: Should I make separate project for dev/staging, or just add new droplet in same project?

So I’m planning to have a site using: Django, VueJS

I was going to just create new droplet, but i noticed in the project settings, I have to define wether it’s production or staging - It got me thinking, why? Is it wrong to have both in same project?

More details on what i plan to do: My production would be on example.com:

My Dev/Staging would be on example.so


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Hi there,

Projects are mainly used for organizational purposes. It will be totally fine to have all of the Droplets in the same projects. It is a matter of personal preferences.

Also, projects do not really have any special functional meaning, rather than letting you organize your DigitalOcean resources into groups that fit the way you work.

For more information, you can check out the documentation here:

https://docs.digitalocean.com/products/projects/

Best,

Bobby