How to Un-Install NGINX

In this tutorial: Change Listening Ports Install NGINX If you no longer want NGINX on your server, you can easily remove the package to un-install Read More >

Getting Started

What is Nginx?

Nginx (engine-x) is a HTTP and reverse proxy server, which is very similar to Apache. It directs traffic to the correct location on the server Read More >

What is Nginx Reverse Proxy

What is Nginx? Nginx (pronounced “Engine-X”) is an open source, high-performance Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) server. In technical terms, it is an event-driven asynchronous server. Read More >

NGINX Configuration

Advanced NGINX Stack Configuration for VPS and Dedicated Servers

In this article, we will cover advanced configuration topics for the WordPress/NGINX Stack on VPS and Dedicated Servers. This includes setting up custom defaults, per-domain include files, and connecting NGINX to external applications, such as Node.js, Python, or Tomcat/Java apps.

Basic Nginx Commands

This short tutorial covers a few basic commands or tasks that can be performed with Nginx from the commandline. Understanding the basic commands is the Read More >

Manage NGINX

In this tutorial: NGINX Traffic Flow NGINX Logs Troubleshoot NGINX Additional Notes In this tutorial, we will show you how to manage NGINX on your Read More >

Hide Your NGINX Server Version

Banner grabbing is the act of scanning websites to find server information including services and open ports. This technique is used during vulnerability assessments. Hiding Read More >


HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) protects against HTTP downgrade attacks by forcing browsers to only make secure connections with your domain. Adding NGINX HSTS is Read More >