Dokku www subdomain

  • Posted on May 11, 2014
  • jamieAsked by jamie

I have set up dokku on digital ocean and deployed my first site successfully like this:

git remote add dokku git push dokku master

I can access this first site by visiting either or

I have set up my second site in the same way

git remote add dokku git push dokku master

I can access my second site by going to but when I try to access using it shows the site from

How do I set up the www subdomain so correctly loads the myseconddomain content?

I have pointed the * A record and @ A record of both domains to the ip address of my droplet

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I have very similar problem

I have deployed on dokku and I NEED subdomain to point to the same app.

also I have (deployed on dokku) but somehow always points to this app instead of root…

Did you manage to workaround this?

For other folks who may run into this, this should solve the issue:

domains:add name_of_site www.domainname.extension

And, if you happen to be running Django, be sure to add “.domainname.extension” to your ALLOWED_HOSTS settings.