nginx redirect to

Posted May 23, 2014 3.7k views
hi digital ocean community! i use the ghost application droplet, with nginx serving. and since ghost launched version 0.4, static pages are enabled so in my site i have a page called 'home' and i'd like visitors to be redirected there one they type my domain name URL. i searched a lot but all i get is non-www to www-domain redirections... can anyone help me? thanks a lot

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You can add a rewrite rule to redirect / to /page:
rewrite ^/$ /page permanent;
You can change the index of root directory to home
or tell nginx to try for home when visitor hit your domain

location / {
try_files $uri $uri/ =404;
index home.html;


location / {
try_files $uri $uri/home.html =404;
i'll try it and let you know if it works, thanks