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How do I Disable Directory Browsing in WordPress on a LEMP stack?

I’ve seen lots of tutorials using .htaccess files on apache. Just looking for some help to secure wp-content and similar folders.


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Hello zaheer, if you are new to WordPress + Nginx, you may want to check this:

lamosty.(com)/2015/04/securing-your-wordpress-site-running-on-nginx/

It gives you the basics. Also, check the additional links and resources section, particularly the “Hardening WordPress” article, which is not particularly focused on Nginx but provides important information on securing your WordPress setup.

Hope it helps.