If we wish to host multiple sites on one server, we can do so with virtual hosting. Virtual hosting is a way to uniquely handle multiple domain names according to their name. The technique is surprisingly simple—we just look at the incoming
Host header and respond accordingly. In this task, we're going to implement simple name-based virtual hosting for static sites.
We'll create a folder called
nodecookbook as subdirectories. In
localhost-site/index.html, we'll write the following:
<b> This is localhost </b>
nodecookbook/index.html, we'll add the following code:
<h1>Welcome to the Node Cookbook Site!</h1>
For local testing, we'll want to configure our system ...