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Currently I have one site, the files are in my /home/www/ directory and the domain records point toward the IP of my server. That works fine.

I would like to host another site, with a different domain name. If I create a new folder in 'home' (wwwx for arguments sake) and put the new sites files in this, how could I set it so my new domain points to this folder?

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When you set up the new domain in Apache, one of the items you have to specify is DocumentRoot - that is where you'll tell Apache where to find the actual web site on disk.

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How do I set up the domain? Previously I have just used CloudNS to configure my nameservers and then pointed my domain toward them on the registrar's site. I haven't touched apache for it. – Euskadi Dec 4 '12 at 15:31
@Euskadi Then perhaps it's time to read the Apache manual. – MDMarra Dec 4 '12 at 15:33
I'm sure if I studied the entire Apache manual I would find the answer for this and many other problems. Unfortunately I don't have the knowledge or time, so I am asking for someone to point me in the right direction. Thanks for your attempt at helping all the same. – Euskadi Dec 4 '12 at 15:39
@Euskadi - you really need to become familiar with Apache. You don't need to read the entire manual, but you do need to read some of it. To start, go to If you don't ever want to read the manual at all because you don't have the time, you're going to have a bad time. – John Dec 4 '12 at 15:41
Thanks, I was looking at VirtualHosts, I wasn't sure if it was appropriate since I didn't have to change anything in my apache2.conf file to get my current site working - and I don't want to jeopardise that. – Euskadi Dec 4 '12 at 15:51

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