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Adding a LetsEncrypt certificate for a subdomain with a NodeJS App

So you know how to add a Let's Encrypt certificate for your domain? So did I. And do you know how to set up a subdomain with a NodeJS app? So did I. It's not much different from the process of setting a Ghost blog on a subdomain. Now comes
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Renewing a Let's Encrypt certificate for Nginx

If having a SSL certificate was once a nice-to-have shiny thingy, nowadays it's almost mandatory for every any kind of respectful website. And with Free SSL/TSL certificates offered for free by Let's Encrypt it would be a shame not to add one to your website, even if it's just
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How I stumbled my way into adding SSL to my domain

I must admit I have no idea what I'm doing when it comes to self-managed hosting. The past two years have been full of hosting-related adventures yet I still feel overjoyed each time I manage to achieve something trivial (with great efforts, I should add). After a couple of days
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How to redirect www to non-www with Nginx / Ubuntu / DigitalOcean

Coming from the land of cPanel / Apache, managing my own droplet on DigitalOcean was a real adventure. Some things were easy to understand, some were harder and some made me look like the amateur I am. I managed to add multiple domains and subdomains with success during the past two
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