Setting django's static and media URLS

March 4, 2019 Chris Shaw Tutorials 1679 views

Setting your static and media urls for your django project on a shared server is simple. Make it habit to be one of the first things you do as you start a new project. All the examples in this project are for django version 2.x.


Connecting a django project to a shared server database

Feb. 12, 2019 Chris Shaw Tutorials 806 views

In a previous article, I showed how to easily deploy django on a shared server. Shared servers also provide a options of database servers that you can use for your project.


Hosting your Django project with a2hosting.

Jan. 28, 2019 Chris Shaw Tutorials 629 views

Moving you django project from a local development environment to the open internet can be a daunting task, especially when you have a tight budget. There are free options with pythonanywhere and Heroku and probably others. For my first 'live' project, I used pythonanywhere for a while, but found it limiting. I wanted the freedom and the budget prices that shared servers offer, that I had gotten used to developing wordpress and other php based websites.