Final step: domain name - nginx

I’ve uploaded my first django app to the web. I’m working with Ubuntu 16.04 because I have seen it has lots of documentation. I can see my web app when I type the IP Address of it on the web browser.

I purchased a domain name at GoDaddy, let’s call it ‘’. I have already set the DigitalOcean DNS at my domain, following the instructions of this tutorial:, and have tried to link it with the IP Address.

At the end, when I type ‘’ it shows me ‘Internal Server Error’, unlike the IP Address which works perfectly. I tried to add the domain name at the nginx server without success. How can I link my domain name with the IP Address?

PS: I have read that most of the people link the domain name with the IP Address before configuring everything else. Should I delete my dropplet and start it over again?


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Can you post the Nginx configs here?