Nginx on Debian 7 not displaying web pages

Posted August 29, 2014 2.5k views


I have just set up a debian 7 droplet with nginx and PHP installed. When I visited the IP for the server it displayed the default web page “welcome to nginx”. I used “sudo nano” add some HTML to this file just to check I was reading the correct file.

After saving the page will no longer display. Is there an issue with the file format after save?

Any thoughts gratefully received!



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Could be owner of the file, file permissions, etc.. When you say won’t display, is there server error or just blank white page? You could check the nignx error log.