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LEMP WP Subdomain App issue

I have a LEMP stack running with WP on the main domain, however, I have another PHP app as a subdomain e.g. domain.com/subdomain the issue I’m having is when I try to navigate around on the app on subdomain I get redirected to the main domain which is WP.

Do I need to modify my Nginx config to achieve subdomains?

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Hi @Yizi,

Yes, you’ll need to create another Nginx config for every domain.

How Nginx works is you add as many configuration files for your domain as you want. If you have 5 domains on your droplet, then you have a configuration file for every one of them.

If you are unsure how to proceed with doing so I’ll recommend checking the following article:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-set-up-nginx-server-blocks-virtual-hosts-on-ubuntu-16-04

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, you’ll discuss how to configure server blocks in Nginx on a server.

Regards, KFSYs