Noob questions on droplet

  • Posted on September 4, 2014
  • cbetAsked by cbet


I have a wordpress site and a ruby forum I am planning to migrate over to digital ocean.

Can I run both the wordpress site and the forum on one droplet? I’m asking because when I see the ‘select image’ screen it allows me to either select ruby or wordpress

Sorry for the noob questions


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It’s certainly possible to run both a Rails site and WordPress on the same droplet, but that’s not really what those One-Click apps were really designed to do. You’d probably be better starting from scratch and building a setup to meet your specific needs. That said, you get full root access to your droplet even with the One-Click apps, so you can customize them.

I’d personally suggest using the LEMP One-Click for your base. It comes with Nginx, PHP, and MySql preinstalled. Then you can build on top of that:

Let us know how it goes!