Tag Archives: nginx

[ASP.NET 5] Production Ready Web Server on Linux. Kestrel + nginx

Advertisement from Google You can run ASP.NET 5 applications on Linux using kestrel web server. This is development web server, so it has limited functionality. But sometimes you need more functions, for example, https or virtual hosts support. Today we will see how to configure a system, so you can access your application through a domain name. First, you need… Read More »

How-to Restore WordPress Site

In conclusion of “How-to Backup WordPress Site” article, here is small instruction to restore your backup: Upload files to VPS Upload you www.tar.gz and database.sql to the new VPS. You can use WinSCP (as described here) Extract www file structure Extract files: tar -xvf www.tar.gz And copy files: cp -a www/oldsite.com/www/* /var/yoursite.com/www Change permissions: cd /var/yoursite.com/www chown… Read More »

Tool for enabling or disabling nginx sites (a2ensite analogue for nginx)

If you have previously used Apache you should now about a2ensite tool. If you start using nginx you probably find out that there are no such tool for nginx. You can use following command to do that: ln -s /etc/nginx/sites-available/mysite /etc/nginx/sites-enabled/mysite and then restart nginx sudo service nginx restart But… I have found one small script that can… Read More »

nginx wordpress configuration

Simple but working nginx configuration for wordpress based web site… server { server_name site.com; root /var/site.com/www; index index.php; location = /favicon.ico { log_not_found off; access_log off; } location = /robots.txt { allow all; log_not_found off; access_log off; } location ~ /\. { deny all; } location ~* /(?:uploads|files)/.*\.php$ { deny all; } location / {… Read More »

Migrate from Apache to nginx + php-fpm and speed up your site twice

This blog is hosted (together with mintchocolate.org) on a small VPS (1×2.8 Ghz, 256 Мб RAM, 10 Gb SSD). This VPS is shipped with apache2, php and mysql. As you can see I am using wordpress for this blog, also I have approximately 1000 unique visitors per day (half of them visit this and this articles). So it is… Read More »