Adding a Site

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Go to the Web > Sites > Add a site menu.

Administration interface: list of sites
Administration interface: list of sites

If you are starting from scratch you can take advantage of our application library by going to Web > Sites > Install an application.

  • Name: used for display purposes in the alwaysdata administration interface, it is purely for information purposes,
  • Addresses: the addresses used to reach your site (*.example.org for catch-alls),
Add a site: general
Add a site: general

PHP, static and custom Apache files are served by Apache. Python WSGI, Ruby Rack and Ruby on Rails <= 2.x use uWSGI.

  • SSL: redirect HTTP to HTTPS,

    Add a site: SSL
    Add a site: SSL

  • WAF: configure the application firewall,

    Add a site: WAF
    Add a site: WAF

  • Cache: set up the HTTP cache,

    Add a site: HTTP cache
    Add a site: HTTP cache

  • Logs: customize HTTP logs,

    Add a site: HTTP logs
    Add a site: HTTP logs

  • Advanced.

    Add a site: advanced
    Add a site: advanced


HTTP logs are available from directory $HOME/admin/logs/http/. The site logs showing “upstream” web site starts, stops and malfunctions are available from $HOME/admin/logs/sites/.