How to install wordpress in a subdirectory of wordpress in Ubuntu?

March 21, 2017 4.2k views
Apache WordPress Ubuntu Ubuntu 16.04

I have a wordpress site installed on domain in my root directory.
I want to install another wordpress site on
How to do this?

2 Answers


It should be possible to do the install, but there is a little configuration needed if you missed it:

But I don't understand why you want to do that. Unless you want two very different websites. If you want the same site more or less, then use a Custom Post Type that you call blog and that's it.

You can follow this tutorial for setting up WordPress in sub-directories using NGINX:

If you would like to manage the two sites from one interface, I would suggest setting up WordPress multi-site:

by Etel Sverdlov
In 2010, WordPress released version 3.0 of its popular content management platform. Among the many improvements included in the release, the WordPress community combined WordPress MU into the main WordPress configuration. Since the change, WordPress has made it easier to create multiple WordPress sites on one server.
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