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Best practice secure WordPress NGINX configuration for Plesk


by Danila Vershinin, September 18, 2020

WordPress Security WordPress is the most popular CMS for running a website. As such, it is the target for all kinds of malicious bots. The most effective way of reducing security risks associated with WordPress is the proper server configuration. Secure WordPress NGINX configuration must be built on the assumption that any unknown script is […]

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Best practice secure NGINX configuration for WordPress


by Danila Vershinin, September 5, 2020

We review and approach to secure NGINX configuration for WordPress prevents launching malicious scripts and only allows core and plugin files execution

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NGINX basics. How to create redirects


by Danila Vershinin, July 14, 2020

Understanding redirects in NGINX. How to create efficient redirection rules in NGINX configuration

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NGINX and PHP-FPM. What my permissions should be?


by Danila Vershinin, July 13, 2020

Proper file permissions and ownership model for NGINX / PHP-FPM powered websites. The secure chmod and shown setup

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NGINX Security Headers, the right way


by Danila Vershinin, May 31, 2020

How to add NGINX security headers without configuration pitfalls and in a consistent way that will make your website safe for visitors

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Install NGINX RTMP module in CentOS/RHEL or Amazon Linux


by Danila Vershinin, April 22, 2020

How to install and enable NGINX RTMP module in CentOS/RHEL or Amazon Linux. Quick instructions to empower your NGINX with streaming capabilities

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How to install Brotli NGINX module in Plesk for CentOS/RHEL 7 or 8


by Danila Vershinin, March 28, 2020

How to enable Brotli compression in Plesk for CentOS 7

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How to install the ModSecurity NGINX module in CentOS/RHEL 8


by Danila Vershinin, February 20, 2020

Here’s how to easily install ModSecurity for NGINX in CentOS/RHEL 8.

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NGINX: try_files is evil too


by Danila Vershinin, February 18, 2020

The if directive in NGINX is evil. How about try_files?

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NGINX locations: performance impact and optimizations


by Danila Vershinin, December 12, 2019

NGINX location and rewrite directives. What are the best practices?

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