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How to setup ghost in a sub directory with apache2

  • Posted on December 6, 2014
  • srachitAsked by srachit

Hello I’m trying to setup ghost on my new droplet in a sub directory but cant get it to work for the life of. I’ve followed the these tutorials: http://www.allaboutghost.com/how-to-install-ghost-in-a-subdirectory/ http://www.allaboutghost.com/how-to-proxy-port-80-to-2368-for-ghost-with-apache/

I basically want my main website to be srachit.com (which is working) and then a link to srachit.com/blog where my ghost website will be present (currently going to this link just displays all the files in that directory)

Any suggestions on what may be wrong?

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ProxyPass and ProxyPassReverse take a relative URI path, not the actual filesystem path to your website.

Replace

        ProxyPass /var/www/srachit.com/public_html/blog http://104.236.167.29:2368/blog
        ProxyPassReverse /var/www/srachit.com/public_html/blog http:/104.236.167.29:2368/blog

with

        ProxyPass /blog http://104.236.167.29:2368/
        ProxyPassReverse /blog http:/104.236.167.29:2368/

and restart Apache:

sudo service apache2 restart

You might have to edit Ghost’s configuration and set the site url to http://srachit.com/blog as well.