How to use one droplet for frontend (nuxt) and backend (node app) on subdomains of the same domain.

Posted September 24, 2020 691 views

Hello I am new with Digital Ocean and want to know how to use different urls for different apps (please include nuxt.js). my backend will be an API that is why I need another domain. I know there is a feature on nuxt but I dont want the api to go down if the nuxt app goes down.

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Hi there @23brewert,

What I could suggest here is using Nginx as a reverse proxy so that you could proxy the traffic to your different apps based on your domain names.

I could suggest starting with this article here on how to setup Node JS for production, you can follow Set Up Nginx as a Reverse Proxy Server step:

Let me know how it goes!

by Brennen Bearnes
Node.js is an open source JavaScript runtime environment for easily building server-side and networking applications. Node.js applications can be run at the command line but this guide focuses on running them as a service using PM2, so that they will automatically restart on reboot or failure, and can safely be used in a production environment.
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