Contact form doesn't work on Ubuntu VPN- DigitalOcean - error 405 Not Allowed nginx/1.4.6 (Ubuntu)

I am hosting my website on VPN- DigitalOcean.

I installed NGinx, sendmail packages on ubuntu but I kept trying to

I kept having this problem whenever I try to send an email through contact form. The contact form uses php script ** 405 Not Allowed nginx/1.4.6 (Ubuntu) **

I tried different solutions I found on the internet like this but couldnt overcome the problem.

Any advise on how to solve this. It seems that nginx is blocking php scripts.

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<form method="POST" action="contact.php">

I’m made aware that POST method is not allowed in static html with nginx but I’ve been searching for the right config all over the internet and none of the suggested solution work for me.


Can you help point me in the right direction? Appreciate it so much. Thanks ;)

Hi! Can you post the HTML source code of the contact form? Specifically the <form ...> line. What method is it using?