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Want to use only NGINX without Proxy

I have setup the wordpress installation with ONE click image then i settled the domain through apache virtual hosts .For one more domain I tried to setup the domain through nginx site available folder… but that does not seems to work . Please help. I want to test the performance of same site on the NGINX .

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Honestly, if you just want to test the performance of an additional site I’d recommend spinning up a fresh Droplet and using something like: https://easyengine.io/

2 commands you’ll pretty much have an optimized WordPress site. It makes things a little more user friendly (think SSLs, creating additional sites etc).

@geeber05

I’d second EasyEngine if you want a relatively quick, low to no-hassle way of setting up WordPress. If you’re not familiar with the CLI, you will need to use it for EasyEngine, but the commands are pretty straight-forward and there’s a helpful menu that’ll tell you what commands you need to use to set up the installation the way you want.

The alternative would be manual setup of a LEMP stack. I’d recommend taking a look at the following guide if you’d like to try and set things up on your own:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-linux-nginx-mysql-php-lemp-stack-in-ubuntu-16-04

Additionally, we have a guide that is tailored towards WordPress + LEMP:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-wordpress-with-lemp-on-ubuntu-16-04

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