How To Properly Configure Nginx 301 Redirect On Ubuntu 15.04

Few days ago we showed you how to install Nginx web server on Ubuntu 15.04 to run your WordPress blogs or websites. We then showed you how to enable Nginx caching to help improve your website performance.

This post will continue from where we left off by showing you how to properly configure Nginx redirects. The goal of these tutorials and tips is to help you manage your WordPress blogs or websites efficiently using Nginx web server.

Nginx is a fast web server, most people will tell you that. It handles system memory efficiently when processing requests. Nginx is also very popular among webmasters and using it to host your websites may be the right thing to do.

Installing Nginx is easy, but managing and properly configuring it to run your blogs is another thing, and these tips and tutorials will get your started.


Caching WordPress Content When Using On Nginx Web Server On Ubuntu

Caching is good for your WordPress blogs. In simplest terms, caching is a process whereby web pages/content are stored away for future use by the web server. For example, if user a visits your site and reads a particular page, the web server will fetch all data related to that page for user a, then store it away a copy for future use.

If user a or b comes back to that same page, instead of the webserver go to fetch the same page again, it returns with the stored copy of the page with all content related to it.. and that’s how caching works.

Using caching can help speed up WordPress or your other websites. This brief tutorial is going to show you how to use caching with Nginx web server.


How To Install Nginx, PHP5, MariaDB, WordPress On Ubuntu 15.04

Running WordPress on top of Nginx web server might improve your website speed/performance.. but that can be argued.

Nginx web server is an alternative to Apache2 web server. It is probably the second most popular web servers today in used. It’s popularity is growing among webmasters because of how it uses system memory to process web requests. There may be other reasons Nginx is popular, but I am not going to spend too much time on that.

For more information on Nginx web server, please visit this page or click the link below.

When you’re ready to install Nginx on Ubuntu 15.04 and WordPress running on top of it, then continue below.


How To Install SSL Certificates On Apache2 Web Server

SSL for your websites is cool! Not only can you keep information private between those visiting your sites and your server, but you can also be rewarded for that. Implementing SSL for your blogs or websites will allow your sites to be promoted to higher ranks on Google Search Engine Result Pages (SERP).

This brief tutorial is going to show you how to easily implement SSL for your websites using Apache2. Once SSL is in place, you can then install your web applications on top of that, including WordPress or other content management systems.


Secure Your SSH Servers Using These Tips On Linux Server

OpenSSH or Secure Shell has become the default connection method to remote Linux servers. It comes pre-installed in most Linux distributions and works right out of the box. No need to configure, just install and it’s ready to start accepting connections.

Although SSH is secure and far better than most shell communication tools, leaving it as is after installing may not provide the best protection for your servers or secured resources. The best method is to install SSH server and enable power-less login using only encryption keys to login.


How To Install MongoDB In Ubuntu 15.04 Easily

This brief tutorial is going to show you how to easily install MongoDB noSQL database server on Ubuntu 15.04. MongoDB is a free opensource NoSQL document database server used in modern web applications. Unlike like SQL servers where table’s schemas must be declared before inserting data into them, NoSQL works the other way around by not enforcing document structures.

For more information on MongoDB visit its website. There are tons of information about it out there. When you’re ready to install it in Ubuntu, continue below.


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