May 11, 2013 Adem Bilican No comments

Add sub-domains to your server with Apache

Add sub-domains to your server with Apache
    If you have multiple services running on your server, and want to use sub-domains instead of sub-folders, here is a quick howto 😏
    I am running different services on my server at home, for example Shaarli and Leed. Instead of using different sub-folders of the main Apache /var/www/ folder, I preferred to use sub-domains. With sub-domains you obtain something like : instead of
    To do so, you have to edit a file in the Apache configuration. In Ubuntu, the file is located under


Open the file named “default” with your preferred text editor and add the following lines at the end of the file

<VirtualHost *:80>
DocumentRoot /var/links/

The folder /var/links/ represent the installation folder of Shaarli.
Then, restart your Apache server

sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart

open your browser to
Enjoy ✅

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