Multiple front ends for a same site¶
You can configure two different Django projects (web sites) to serve a same
Lino site. They will have different domain names and nginx
configurations, but share the same application code and database. The
settings.py file of one of them will import the settings of the other
one, and will basically just change the
Create the Lino site as usual using
getlino startsite and selecting extjs
as front end.
In the project directory of the site, create a file named
settings_react.py with this content:
from .settings import * class Site(Site): default_ui = "lino_react.react" x = DATABASES, SECRET_KEY # the following will set new values for DATABASES and SECRET_KEY, which we are # going to restore from those we imported previously. SITE = Site(globals()) DATABASES, SECRET_KEY = x ALLOWED_HOSTS = ...
manage_react.py file as a copy of
the copy to point to the
Create a file
wsgi_react.py as a copy of
wsgi.py. Modify also
this copy to point to the
Manually copy the supervisor and nginx or apache config files.
No need to run a second linod.
Install the alternative front end into the virtualenv:
$ . env/bin/activate $ pip install lino_react