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Configuring Clean URLs/Permalinks on Nginx

Hi, I am using NGINX to serve my static files generated from Harp JS. The site is at santoshsankar.com. How do I configure NGINX to recognize and “play nice” w/ clean URLs/permalinks? Thanks!

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If you’re looking for Nginx to respond to requests without the html file extension, add a location block to your Nginx configuration with a try_files directive like the one below:

    location / {
                try_files $uri $uri/ $uri.html;
    }

For more information on how the try_files directive works, check out this tutorial: