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Server block example for a WordPress site on Nginx on a DigitalOcean droplet
server {
listen 80;
client_max_body_size 20M;
port_in_redirect off;
access_log /var/log/nginx/;
error_log /var/log/nginx/ error;
root /var/www/goforself;
index index.php;
location / {
try_files $uri $uri/ /index.php?$args;
# Cache static files for as long as possible
location ~*.(ogg|ogv|svg|svgz|eot|otf|woff|mp4|ttf|css|rss|atom|js|jpg|jpeg|gif|png|ico|zip|tgz|gz|rar|bz2|doc|xls|exe|ppt|tar|mid|midi|wav|bmp|rtf|cur)$ {
expires max;
log_not_found off;
access_log off;
# Deny public access to wp-config.php
location ~* wp-config.php {
deny all;
location ~ \.php$ {
try_files $uri =404;
include fastcgi_params;
fastcgi_pass unix:/run/php/php7.0-fpm.sock;
fastcgi_split_path_info ^(.+\.php)(.*)$;
fastcgi_param SCRIPT_FILENAME $document_root$fastcgi_script_name;
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