How can I add a forum to my Ghost droplet?

Posted February 25, 2021 735 views
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Hello! I have a website made with 1-click-app Ghost(It’s using Nginx), let’s say, but I also want to have a forum for this domain:
How can I host the forum and point it to the above subdomain within the droplet with Ghost?

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Hi there,

What you could do is set up a separate Nginx server block for your subdomain name. Then create an A record for your subdomain name to point your Droplet’s IP address.

You can follow the steps on how to do that here:


by Justin Ellingwood
When using the Nginx web server, server blocks (similar to the virtual hosts in Apache) can be used to encapsulate configuration details and host more than one domain off of a single server. In this guide, we'll discuss how to configure server blocks in Nginx on an Ubuntu 16.04 server.