You will need to be aware of some key topics as we continue - refer to these articles if necessary as you go along:
- Managing project servers
Understand the difference between the test and live server.
- Project settings
Know what you can do with your project and its settings.
- How to use the Divio App
Install and configure the Divio App for local development.
Once you have installed and launched the Divio App on your computer, lookup the project you just created set it up by clicking Set up project:
This will take a few minutes to conclude. Once completed hit Start to launch your local server.
Now you can open your local website using the "eye" icon on the top right of the Local Server in the Divio App or open up http://127.0.0.1:8000 in a browser. Once you have logged in, you should see the django CMS installation screen:
Note: if you get a
Template not found error, check your project settings. It probably means that you created the project using the Blank Boilerplate, instead of the HTML5 Boilerplate.
Not working? Retrace your steps, and pay close attention to any error messages, as they will contain important information about the problem. You will also find valuable guidance in the material recommended above.
Divio Cloud uses Docker to run your projects locally. This allows you to use any programming language – be it Python, Node or PHP – locally, without configuring your operating system to support it. If you are experience issues, have a look at our troubleshooting section or our Docker guide.
Your site is now up and running locally, and you're logged into to it.