Create a subdomain and change it's document root to some other folder in Nginx

Posted May 9, 2014 4.9k views
How do I create a subdomain and point it to a different folder in nginx? Like we could do it in cPanel (we added a new subdomain and set it's document root to a directory) Ref:

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You just need to add another server block in your nginx config file. See the example here:

You'll also need to add a CNAME to your DNS records to point the subdomain to the right place.