Can I host both Wordpress and non-Wordpress sites on the same VPS?

I am a front end designer and I have very little experience with how to host a website. I somehow stumbled through the console and FTP clients and got a few websites up and running but I want to create a proper infrastructure so I can easily get my sites up in the future.

Anyways, my question is, (how) can I host multiple websites with different and/or no CMS on one server?

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@jasjitsm I am so sorry. Maybe my Tutorial was a bit confusing. So I decided to create a new one. The new one has a better style and is much easier to understand as it are just pictures with a better resolution (step by step). Now you just need to type the same commands as I have done.

Download the Tutorial (.zip file)


I created a Tutorial.

Just one note, I wanted to make it easy as possible, so 99% are just Pictures :-).

The Tutorial. 36h available :-(

If you want, i may create a snapshot and transfer it to you. I just need your E-Mail address. It is even possible to create a text-version or video if you want


  1. You don’t need to create rules, “server_name;” is enough.

  2. Just download and extract WordPress. Create a MySQL Database. Open your Browser (with Domain !!!) and follow the Installation Guide.

PS: If you don’t know how to create a MySQL Database just ask and I create a Tutorial (complete install of WordPress) for you (with Pictures)