Some time ago I wrote this post  about setting Python and Django
on Dreamhost. They use passenger.
Maybe it's useful to you.
On 2 March 2018 at 04:56, Tanvir Ahmed <team.readerspo...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I am fairly new to the web hosting world. I recently purchased a plan at
> a2hosting. It's a shared hosting plan. After some problems with FastCGI, I
> was told to use passenger to host django. I couldn't find much on this topic
> and somehow managed to get the website working. However, soon I realized
> that the post forms weren't working. More importantly, the admin site wasn't
> working properly. I get to the admin site login but once I try to login, I
> get a page not found error.
> I have contacted the hosting provider and they seem to think that my
> configuration with passenger is wrong. They were kind enough to offer to
> change any server side settings if needed. So any idea what I am doing
> wrong? Could you guys provide me the steps to get django working with
> passenger? Or is it some server side settings fault?
> Please note that I decided to get rid of everything and start fresh. I
> created a project by, first creating a virtualenv using CPanel's setup
> python app. This also creates a passenger_wsgi.py and a .htaccess file. I
> edited the passenger_wsgi.py to the following code:
> from projectname.wsgi import application
> After that I configured the settings where I made changes to the allowed
> hosts and provided the static and media files and directories. Then I ran
> collectstatics and made migrations and created superuser. Then, (keep in
> mind I am using the project I just created and haven't changed anything or
> added any apps) I went to, www.example.com/admin and the login appeared.
> But, once I do try to login, I get a page not found error.
> The directory looks something like this:
> Please note: there are other files but I included the ones I thought were
> Thank you in advance and sorry for any inconveniences
> You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups
> "Django users" group.
> To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an
> email to django-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com.
> To post to this group, send email to email@example.com.
> Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/django-users.
> To view this discussion on the web visit
> For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.
You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups
"Django users" group.
To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email
To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/django-users.
To view this discussion on the web visit
For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.