Questions tagged [nginx]

Nginx (pronounced “engine-x”) is a free, open-source, high-performance HTTP server and reverse proxy, as well as an IMAP/POP3 proxy server., licensed under a BSD-like license. It is known for its high performance, stability, rich feature set, simple configuration, and low resource consumption. Nginx is one of a handful of servers written to address the C10K problem.

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WordPress wp-admin https redirect loop

I am using nginx as my webserver and i have edited the configuration file to point to https, so i change the WordPress url settings to https and also added the WordPress force ssl admin code to my wp-...
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Changing permalinks gives me 404 errors on nginx

EDIT It turns out that I was barking up the wrong tree trying to edit .htaccess, as nginx doesn't use it. What I apparently need to do is edit my .conf file. Before I read this, my_app.conf looked ...
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Prompted for FTP details even with FS_DIRECT set to true

I am running WordPress 4.1 Multisite on CentOS with NGINX. I have set define('FS_METHOD','direct'); in wp-config.php but am still getting prompted for FTP credentials when trying to install a plugin. ...
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Optimize apache for WP use

Greetings, I have a WP site with over than 150k pageviews /day. It's running on a Intel Core i5 CPU 760 @ 2.80GHz, with Centos and 4 GB of RAM. The problem is WP consumes too much RAM and after a ...
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Wordpress redirecting connections on port 8080 to 80

I have a wordpress blog which is served by apache2(on port 80) and nginx(on port 8080) on Ubuntu 12.04. Now whenever a client connects via port 80 all is hunky dory, but when a client connects to 8080 ...
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Setting 404 page in Nginx

I am using this page (http://wiki.nginx.org/WordPress) to setup my WordPress on a nginx/php-fpm server. Everything is okay, except the 404 page When I request www.example.com/foo, it send me the ...
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How do I add a server-independent external rewrite rule?

External rewrite rules are awesome. They let you define rewrites that don't necessarily pass through WordPress' index.php. This means you can map arbitrary rules to arbitrary files like: $...
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WordPress Multisite, NGINX and WordPress Subdirectory Install

I'm attempting to set up WordPress skeleton (https://github.com/markjaquith/WordPress-Skeleton/) in a multisite configuration. WordPress skeleton already places WordPress in a subdirectory (wp by ...
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Nginx FastCGI_Cache Vs PHP Caching

I have been doing some experimenting with caching performance using loader.io and have been left with some puzzling results. I was originally on a shared host that used a LAMP stack. Even with ...
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nginx or cherokee ( +php-fpm ) for WordPress backend?

For years, I've been using apache2 with mod_php, but recently I migrated to nginx with php-fpm. Although it is a lot faster and more stable, I also took a look at cherokee, since both can handle php-...
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WordPress Multisite with multiple domains using Nginx

I'm growing grey hair here. I've tried so many things and yet I can't get a grasp on how to set this up. Found tons of guides but no one goes through all aspects, which are: A single WP Multisite ...
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How to configure nginx to redirect requests to the uploads directory to the production server?

I'm just getting my feet wet with nginx. In the past I've used an .htaccess file in /wp-content/uploads so if my dev or staging server doesn't have the file it redirects to the production server: <...
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Nginx + WordPress + HHVM: Why isn't Batcache working? Would Varnish help even more?

I've heard great things about HHVM, so I've setup a copy of WordPress blog (on another domain) with Nginx (with the Pagespeed module) and HHVM. Right now the benefits are obvious: on the same config, ...
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Nginx - Prevent Access to Debug file [closed]

I am logging to debug file wp-content/debug.log but any user can download the file, if they put the url on their browser. How could I prevent access to this file using Nginx?
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WordPress Multisite with NGINX, subfolders, and FROM a subfolder

Dear fellow WordPress enthusiasts, I am using WordPress multisite. The default blog works, with permalinks, but not the subblogs. I get a redirect loop when trying to access /wp-admin on a network ...
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Fastest Server Config, Whats your suggestion?

If you were configuring a new VPS for a WP website that hasn't launched yet, What technologies would you choose? (website specs below) Website Targeting 50-60k hits /mo. and more The website is ...
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Using Wordpress with Apache behind an nginx reverse proxy

I hope you can help me solving my issue. I am running ngninx on a dedicated Server as a reverse proxy. My WordPress Application is on another VM, which is running apache2 as a Websever. Everything is ...
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NGinx + Wordpress Subdomain Multi with core in Subdirectory

I have a WordPress install that works perfectly on a Apache server. I am currently in the process of both changing my hosting company (the new one offer NGinx) and my development stack (moving to vvv)....
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Wordpress media upload “HTTP error”

When I try to upload an image, I get the following error: HTTP error. I know this problem has been solved hundred times but I can't find the right answer form my configuration. In the php.ini, I ...
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What issues would you face if you use Nginx

WordPress is quite a memory hog, and I've been thinking of using nginx rather than apache. The one major consideration before doing that is if there are any plugins which will stop working. I have ...
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WordPress tips for speed and performance [closed]

I have got some problems with performance, exactly page speed load on my Website. Here are things listed below: I have got WordPress installed on my VPS with Nginx platform. AMD 8 cpu's 2x SSD ...
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How to remove the index.php in the url?

I have installed wordpress in a subdirectory (blog). In the root directory I have installed Magento. Now the file directory is as following: app downloader includes media .... blog/wp-admin My ...
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In terms of performance - Is unmanaged VPS better than a managed one - for WP sites?

I am looking into optimizing my WP blogs, and one thing that comes out is that several of the most acclaimed solutions people are offering (Such as eaccelerator and Nginx), are only available if I had ...
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wp-json/ return 404, but wp-json/wp/v2/ works fine on my nginx server

When I access my WordPress site as www.example.com/wp-json/ I got this 404 error. `{"code":"rest_no_route","message":"No route was found matching the URL and request method","data":{"status":404}}` ...
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NGINX Multisite Rewrite rules

I am having trouble with my rewrite rules with my new NGINX install. If I access the image manually like here: incredible.devpreview.co/wp-content/blogs.dir/2/files/2011/05/stockvault-colorful-...
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Wordpress behind Proxy - Mixed Content

My Server Env for a wordpress site is as follows: ---------- --------- ------------- | Client | <-- HTTPS --> | Proxy | <-- HTTP --> | Wordpress | ---------- ...
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Why “Settings->Permalinks” creates .htaccess file on nginx server?

I created a wordpress site and hosted on nginx server, and settings-> Permalinks and clicked save changes. This creates a .htaccess file on the site root. On Apache server it's logical and worth ...
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Homepage loads but all permalinks are 404 when using nginx & PHP-FPM

I have been trying to resolve an odd problem with my nginx config, which seems to have stopped working shortly after applying a Debian backports upgrade. The landing page of my blog (http://blog....
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404 error on homepage when using Nginx proxying to Apache

I generally use Nginx to serve static content on my server, with Apache handling PHP content using PHP-FPM. However, I'm not able to get a Wordpress blog homepage to display and I've tried all the ...
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nginx - permalinks with .php in url not working

I'm moving a site from an Apache server to a nginx server. A lot of the pages have a .php extension at the end of the permalink. Trying to view those pages results in a nginx 404 Not Found. However ...
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W3 Total Cache Minify Rewrite Error with Wordpress on nginx [closed]

I'm trying to get W3 Total Cache to rewrite URLs to minified files. I've tried every tutorial I could find but I don't seem to be able to get it right. I keep getting a W3 Total Cache error saying ...
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how do I configure nginx for wordpress multisite, it occurs ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS

When I set the "/wp/" in PATH_CURRENT_SITE and call the network setting page(xxx.com/wp/wp-admin/network), it occurs too many redirects. But when I just set "/" in the PATH_CURRENT_SITE and I go to ...
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302 redirect to signup with nginx reverse proxy

I have a working multisite install configured in Apache. The server is a Debian GNU/Linux 8 amd64 and Wordpress is version 4.6.1. Apache is version 2.4.23 as available in the Debian repos. It's a live ...
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Cache issues with redis and nginx

I have a problem with the rewrite rules in my nginx config file. I am running wordpress with nginx and redis to cache the site. I can get the redis to cache all pages not a problem, but as I am ...
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Block PHP Files Nginx

In my server block in Nginx config, I have put: location ~* /wp-content/.*.php$ { deny all; access_log off; log_not_found off; } However, if I manually enter in a web browser: https://...
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Multisite WordPress nginx uploaded files throw 404

I have a WordPress subdomain multisite install in the /blog subdirectory running on an nginx server. Everything works fine except files which do upload correctly but are not accessible via their url. ...
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Wordpress Installation for multi-domains with nginx and php-fpm

I am new to Wordpress. I googled around but could not find precise steps to install Wordpress with nginx multi-site configuration. I want to install wordpress 3.3.1 on Ubuntu 11.10. I already ...
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How to setup 301 redirects for multiple query string URLs?

I have multiple URLs that follow the same pattern like this: https://example.com/hashtag?tag=[$string] Is there a way to perform a 301 redirect to the following URL instead? https://example.com/...
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NGINX conf on WP Multisite enabled — subdirectory — images fail to load after updates

A server with nginx and WP 3.9.1 was working properly. The nginx helper plugin was updated two days ago and now no images or zip files in the uploads directory are available in the browser or the ...
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Does running Wordpress on Nginx do “squat” for its performance?

This article states: If you aren't already using a PHP opcode cache and WordPress caching plugin, nginx will do squat for your WordPress-based website's performance. Could someone elaborate on ...
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Configuring Routing Rules for WordPress+Nginx and WP-SuperCache?

How do you set up routing rules correctly with Nginx to support WP Super Cache for a WordPress (3.x) site?
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Mysterious HTTP 404 header in my own scripts

I have a WordPress 3.5.1 + nginx configuration. Its nginx configuration is this: server { root /mysite/public_html; server_name wp.mysite; location / { try_files $uri $uri/ /index....
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My WordPress site always displays a cached version of its homepage

First of all, sorry if I'm making a mistake. I already asked this on the ServerFault forum, but got no answers at the moment and I thought it would be a good idea to ask the question here, considering ...
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Multisite setup on VVV with bedrock

I am trying to setup multisite on VVV using bedrock stack, but I'm having some issues. First I've added my multisite configuration in the vvv-custom.yml file as my-multisite: hosts: - my-...
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Remove site root trailing slash

I am using Wordpress for a "news" section on a e-commerce site. So the root of the wordpress install is in a sub-folder. www.mysite.com/news I have setup the home & site URL to reflect this in ...
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PHP Code stuck in Cache [Memcached] [closed]

Been having a bit of a problem with my site regarding our caching method and my php code not refreshing or flushing. To start, my site is on a dedicated Nginx webserver. I used W3 Total Cache for ...
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Nginx rewrite rules

I am having some problems with the Nginx rewrite algorithm for WordPress. I am using this for the rewrite and it works good; server_name www.domain.com domain.com; if ($host != 'domain.com'...
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Wordpress installation in subfolder not working with nginx

In nginx server the scenario is installing Wordpress in subfolder mydomain.com/new with domain specific nginx configuration (conf.d/mydomain.com.conf) below: server { listen 80; server_name mydomain....
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Why can't /wp-login.php be load balanced?

I've seen several questions posted but they either blow passed this specific item or go unanswered. Basically, I have a load balance set up between two instances of the same wordpress website with ...
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Difference between these two nginx try_files statements for WordPress?

What is the difference between these two try_files statements and which do you use and why? I've seen both used in tutorials online but cannot find an explanation of the differences or benefits of one ...

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