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Nginx Reverse Proxy for Wordpress with Caching
proxy_cache_path /var/nginx/cache levels=1:2 keys_zone=blog_cache:1m max_size=100m inactive=60m use_temp_path=off;
listen 80;
# prevent forwarding of cookies
proxy_set_header Cookie "";
# prevent passing of WP cookie back to client
proxy_hide_header Set-Cookie;
# hide a range of other, unimportant headers
proxy_hide_header link;
proxy_hide_header wpe-backend;
proxy_hide_header x-pingback;
location /blog/ {
proxy_set_header Host;
# strip /blog/ from the path
rewrite /blog/(.*) /$1 break;
# replace all instances of the WPEngine subdomain from the response
subs_filter_types text/html text/css text/xml;
subs_filter '' '' gi;
# we cache all content for 60 minutes, ignoring WPEngine cache
# headers but not caching most errors
proxy_cache blog_cache;
proxy_ignore_headers Cache-Control;
proxy_cache_valid 200 302 60m;
proxy_cache_valid 404 10m;
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