Using XSLT and FastCGI together

Michael Shadle mike503 at
Wed Apr 15 21:30:05 MSD 2009

this would be a neat feature and i could possibly leverage it too,
depending on how fast nginx's xsl transforms work. i assume pretty
fast. :)

On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 10:10 AM, Michael Nachbaur <mike at> wrote:
> I'm developing a web application that makes heavy use of nginx's XSLT
> support (Thank you for that!)  About half of the content is in static XML
> files that describes the application's state.  But when people click on and
> interact with the forms and links on the page, those make calls to URLs
> which get dispatched to fastcgi daemons using fastcgi_pass.
> What I'd like to do is output XML from my FastCGI daemon and feed that
> through nginx's XSLT stylesheets in order to render the
> dynamically-generated page.  But I'm finding that even though my
> fastcgi_pass directive lives in the same location block where my xslt is
> defined, nginx is sending the raw XML to the browser.
> Is there a way to tell nginx to process the output of my FastCGI script with
> Thanks.

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