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Configure your .com website on Apache Server

If you want to run your website from an Apache2 server and make it available from yourdomain.com, you can follow these steps:

1) Go to /var/www/ and copy the root directory of yourproject (or clone the repository from Git).
2) Create a new file on /etc/apache2/sites-available/ named yourdomain.com.conf with this content:
    <VirtualHost *:80>
        DocumentRoot "/var/www/yourproject"
        ServerName www.yourdomain.com
        ServerAlias yourdomain.com
    </VirtualHost>
3) Activate the website with the command: sudo a2ensite yourdomain.com
4) Find your public IP with the command: sudo ifconfig (it should appear as innet_addr)
5) From your domain management site, edit the A DNS record for '@', pointing now to your public IP address
6) From your domain management site, edit the CNAME DNS record for 'www', pointing now too '@'
7) Wait a couple of hours until the DNS changes are propagated. Your website should be available from yourdomain.com and www.yourdomain.com.

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