nginx

How to do an Nginx redirect

Nginx is an extremely efficient and quite flexible web server. When you want to do a redirect in Nginx, you have a few options to select from, so you can choose the one that suits you best to do an Nginx redirect.

How to upgrade to PHP 7 on Ubuntu

Depending on your time zone, PHP 7 was finally released on 3rd/4th of December 2015. Even though the general recommendation for production servers is to wait for a little bit and gather some experiences before upgrading, some of us want to jump right on and upgrade to PHP 7.

Restrict allowed HTTP methods in Nginx

We should limit as much as possible what services are exposed to the public and limit as much as possible what they do and accept from the visitors. To follow those security principles, we should only allow the HTTP methods for which we, in fact, provide services.

Enable HTTP/2 on Nginx

Experimental support for HTTP/2 became available in Nginx version 1.9.5 (mainline). It is really easy to enable, and I’ll show you how.