Host a website(+ssl) with Nginx and a Digitalocean droplet

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Nowadays there’s an endless number of cloud hosting solutions and they make it super easy to host your own website online. Some hosting providers even throw a free domain to incentivize you to buy multi year hosting. For most people, this is all they will ever need but if you’ve ever wonder about the steps that go into setting up your own server, pointing your domain to it, and installing…