Wordpress on droplet with pre-installed Ghost?

  • Posted on October 23, 2013
  • tobiasAsked by tobias


My current website (hosted by a Swedish company) has Wordpress installed in a subfolder. My friend uses it for blogging. I cannot install Ghost on that server, so I got a DO droplet with pre-installed Ghost. That works perfectly.

But I cannot point my domain name (DNS etc.) to the DO server before I manage to install and run Wordpress on it too. Wouldn’t want my friend’s blog to go down for too long. I have followed the steps here to install LEMP and set up Wordpress, but I cannot access it via the browser.

I’m thinking that perhaps it’s not possible to install both Ghost and Wordpress on a pre-installed droplet, so to speak.

I would pastebin any config files etc. if I knew in advance which ones were needed for one of you to help me with this, so that will have to come later.

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If it still doesn’t work, please pastebin both virtualhost files.

Managed to get some stuff working, and I have pointed my domain to the correct IP. When the DNS servers have worked their magic, I will continue setting things up. <br>Thank you for your time.

Check out: <br> <br>1.) <a href=“”>How To Set Up nginx Virtual Hosts (Server Blocks) on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS</a>; <br> <br>2.) <a href=“”>How To Serve Multiple Ghost Blogs on One VPS Using Nginx Server Blocks</a>; and <br> <br>3.) <a href=“”>How To Set Up Multiple WordPress Sites on a Single Ubuntu VPS</a>.