Setting up Django on GoDaddy Deluxe Shared Hosting


GoDaddy Deluxe Shared Hosting supports Python CGI, but has no shell access.

I’ll find out if the FastCGI they advertise as being available for Ruby on Rails could also be made accessible to Python by following the Shared Hosting instructions at the bottom of


Here’s the question:

“Is FastCGI accessible from python scripts if I add my own handler? I ask this in specific relation to setting up Django. Is this known not to work?”

Here’s response from Godaddy:

“FastCGI is accessible from Python scripts for our Linux hosting
accounts. We do not allow, however, the addition of a custom FastCGI
handler in our shared hosting accounts.”