how do I save after editing

I am asked to add to a file using sudo vi /etc/nginx/sites-available/ I add the text I want but how do I save the new text ? I tried ctrl x but that didn’t work ?

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Exit vi text editor, while saving any changes made:


In vim you can enter a colon : to enter command mode and then press “x” to save and press enter.