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Django and Wordpress on WP one-click installation (Ubuntu)

Hello,

I just installed WordPress using the one-click installation. I have the 10$/mo droplet, and I am planning to use it for

  • One WP site, which is a low traffic blog.
  • One Django site / Web app.
  • Perhaps to host OpenStreetmap for the Django

I am not very familiar with web technologies/being a server admin, and this is just my hobby. I would like to know what are the first steps to install Django after a one-click WP installation? Is it possible? Also, is it possible to have separate domain names for the WP and the Django sites on a single droplet?


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Yes, this is indeed possible. You will need to use apache virtualhost to setup multiple websites. DO has a excellent tutorial available for it here: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-set-up-apache-virtual-hosts-on-ubuntu-14-04-lts

And to serve django site using apache: https://syscoding.com/tutorials/30/how-to-deploy-a-django-site-using-apache-and-mod_wsgi-on-ubuntu-1404/

For django, instead of editing the 000-default.conf as shown on the tutorial, you would use the virtual host you created for the domain.