Need Help Configuring Nginx to run Wordpress

Stefanita Rares Dumitrescu katmai at
Fri Apr 25 11:32:07 MSD 2008

oh well i guess you are right here. That's why - the 
number 1 blog software is using nginx, just because it isn't ready for 
prime time. nginx is a web server. mind that when you make statements 
that nginx should make guides for wordpress. wordpress works just fine, 
you have to read the guides though.

Todd HG wrote:
> mike wrote:
>> wordpress 2.3.x or whatever (haven't upgraded to 2.5 yet)
>> nginx 0.6.29
>> if it's a blank page, do you have anything in your error logs? turn on
>> php error reporting, sometimes it loads an empty page if there's an
>> error before output it seems.
>> is it empty, or is there html source? it might be that the page needs
>> "<?php" to start (that was another issue someone had just yesterday) -
>> perhaps short_tags is off, and since WP has a lot of mixed code, that
>> specific page doesn't have it?
> short_open_tag = On
> Because nothing else is jumping out at me I thought I'd entertain your 
> suggestion, so I switched to the default theme that comes with Wordpress 
> 2.5, and ran into exactly the same issue as before. I've checked every 
> tag, and they are all correct. I know because I wrote every line of my 
> own theme, and the default wordpress theme appears to be correct as 
> well.
> In my opinion, if Nginx doesn't have a tutorial clearly explaining how 
> to configure and use Nginx with Wordpress, which is the number one blog 
> script software in the world, then Nginx isn't ready for prime time. 
> Nginx won't be widely accepted and used until it's Wordpress friendly 
> with a proper tutorial, and support. I would love to write it and post 
> it on my tech site, but I can't seem to even solve my own issue, and no 
> one appears to be able to help.
> Nginx either works with Wordpress or it doesn't. That's not very 
> friendly, or practical. Static websites are a minority these days.

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