Posts Tagged 'Nginx'



vpsBible.com – b. 9th Feb 2010, Fair Weight.

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At last that damn site's gone live. Just in time for me to go to bed and catch up some sleep.

Yeah right. Not quite.

But it's there now, and I'll be using it as an example, here on Guv, as to how probably not to build a community membership site thing.

Best give it some ranking juice then!:-

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VPS Bible Updated with New Nginx/WordPress Versions

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The VPS Bible has been updated – and fully tested – to reflect the latest stable releases for Nginx (0.7.64) and WordPress (2.9.1). Dependency packages remain the same.

The test, meanwhile, which followed the entire VPS Bible process, went without a hitch. Hurrah-de-huh ..

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In Case You Weren’t Sure Where They Live

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Let's take a quick look at our Nginx server and site error & access logs, and where to find them.

You have one pair of Nginx logs server-wide and another for each site, unless you omitted them. The error logs do just that, log any errors. The access logs show what web elements have been resolved by ...

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VPS Bible Reflects New Nginx/WordPress Versions, with Future Commitment

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The VPS Bible has been updated to reflect the latest stable Nginx release – 0.7.62 – the effect that this has on the overall setup and, while we're about it, the latest stable WordPress release too.

You may have noted this on the relevent Bible post comment sections but I figured it was important enough to post up as well, particularly for those of you wondering how to upgrade ...

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Virtually the Best Web Dev PC on the Planet

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This all-in-one reference guide steps out how to set up Linux Ubuntu Jaunty with all the trimmings for a fun box and a second-to-none web development system.

Er, hold on guv …

Isn't this guide a bit dated?

Yes.

Unless you are still using Jaunty, this post is outdated because Ubuntu Karmic Koala 9.10 has superceded Jaunty 9.04, as have versions 10.04 ...

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Build a Sex-On-Legs WebDev Machine

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Install the ultimate web development toolbox: tweaked Linux Ubuntu with Windows via VirtualBox, Nginx, PHP, MySQL, best Firefox addons, Woopra & much more.

Here's the deal ..

My 2 month old HP Pavillion DV3500 decided to pack up the other day.

Looks like the motherboard, ‘cos I tried another ...

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Set Up Unmanaged VPS (4 Newbies) – Part 14: Point a Site or Blog at Another

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This how-to guide shows the syntax to point a site or blog to another domain. That way, for instance, wasted traffic from an inactive domain benefits an active one.

So if you're sitting on a bunch of tasty domains that you've not yet developed, put them to use, pointing any otherwise lost traffic to benefit a live site.

Good idea, no? ...

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Maintain Unmanaged VPS – Part 13: Restrict Access to Nginx Web Files with Auth_Basic

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Easily restrict access to hide sensitive data, admin areas & other web pages using the Nginx web server's Auth_Basic security module & the htpasswd password creation tool.

What we're gonna do, essentially, is to create a password file, then adapt a site's virtual host file. That done, Nginx knows there's a point of restricted access, and knows where to look for the corresponding password so that, when we surf to ...

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Maintain Unmanaged VPS – Part 12: Gain Benefit From Parked Domains

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To park a domain is simply to add it, undeveloped, with a DNS manager. Big deal! More useful is to point it to a developed site, gaining the traffic.

For instance, you may actively use mydomain.com, and have mydomain.org registered but doing nothing. Here's how you can use the .org as a parked domain redirecting to mydomain.com, benefitting from the ...

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Maintain Unmanaged VPS – Part 6: Backup a MySQL Database from the Terminal

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This guide shows how to save a MySQL database using a terminal, with a simple syntax command. And faster than using phpMyAdmin, for sure.

Just replace the db name, username and password and paste the code into your terminal.

While this is a handy how-to, probably you'll want ...

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