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  • Published Question

    Custom Wordpress 404 page not loading, Nginx 404 page loading instead.

    I'm not sure why, but my custom Wordpress 404 page will not load with an improper URL that should 404, instead, the default Nginx 404 page loads. All pages are working as expected, I just want a 404 to be my 404, not ...
    1 By Porter Nginx Configuration Management Initial Server Setup
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    NGINX config for Wordpress in sub-directory, served on root - Ubuntu 18.04

    I've messed around with these settings for a solid 2 hours now, but just can't seem to get it right. I want my site to display at gemfruit.com, and the wordpress directory is at /var/www/gemfruit.com/html/wordpress. I...
    1 By Porter Nginx WordPress Initial Server Setup Ubuntu 18.04
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    Wordpress 4.4 Update Nginx Error

    I'm trying to update my sites to Wordpress 4.4 from Wordpress 4.3.x, and I'm getting this error: *An error occurred. Sorry, the page you are looking for is currently unavailable. Please try again later. If you are the...
    1 By Porter WordPress Nginx Ubuntu
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    LEMP + HHVM Configuration

    Thanks for the config file, that should work. I tried this out just now, and got the following error: Checking if Apache is...
    By Porter
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    LEMP + HHVM Configuration

    I've been reading about HHVM tonight, and I'd like to try it out myself. From what I'm gathering, it's as simple as installing HHVM, and then configuring a server block to use it instead of php-fpm (then running "/usr...
    2 By Porter
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    Spring Cleaning (What is var/www/html)?

    I'm just doing some premature Spring cleaning, and wanted to know what the var/www/html folder was for, and if I could delete it. My websites are currently located at var/www/site-name, and that html folder is just si...
    1 By Porter
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    Lightweight Nginx Control Panel?

    I'm new to DigitalOcean as of about 4-5 months ago, but I've really only configured the default setup (SSH, Wordpress, security, etc), and now need to move on. This is my first VPS setup, and I've thus far only used t...
    4 By Porter
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    Group / Owner And Updating Wordpress Plugins

    One last issue related to this. While I can now update plugins, and they work great, I can no longer SFTP through Filezilla to thos…
    By Porter
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    Group / Owner And Updating Wordpress Plugins

    I did a bit more reading, and it seems like your response is either dead on, or on the right track. Two questions: Why 774 inste…
    By Porter
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    Group / Owner And Updating Wordpress Plugins

    I'm having trouble getting a specific plugin (All In One Event Calender, by Time.ly) to update (all others work fine), and I think the difference is that this plugin requires the ability to write, as it has a cache di...
    5 By Porter
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    W3 Total Cache With Nginx - Config

    I got it working, mostly, but now my css isn’t displaying. I chose manual (auto said it didn’t work), and now my css claims to be m…
    By Porter
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    W3 Total Cache With Nginx - Config

    I've seen a number of questions asked on this subject already, but I've yet to find a single quality tutorial, or proper set of answers. How exactly are we supposed to configure W3 Total Cache with Nginx? I connect vi...
    8 By Porter
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    Definitive "Must Do" For Wordpress LEMP Setup

    As of about two weeks ago, I'm completely new to VPS, and came from shared hosting. I've learned quite a bit over the last few weeks, but I know there's plenty more to learn. My simple question, what are the "must do"...
    1 By Porter
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    Can't Install Or Update Wordpress Plugins

    Holy crap I solved it. I would still like some helping sorting out WHY this is the issue, but I fixed it. For whatever reason, m…
    By Porter
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    Can't Install Or Update Wordpress Plugins

    So I read up on the situation more, and I indeed had more steps to take. I had to add my new wp-user to the list of ssh users in th…
    By Porter
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    Can't Install Or Update Wordpress Plugins

    I've checked around the web quite a bit for a solution to this, but despite a lot of people having the issue, as well as there being answers, nothing seems to work for me. For whatever reason, I can't install, or upda...
    6 By Porter
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    Extremely Odd Behavior - Showing Old Website

    The issue was caused by my half-installed W3 Total Cache issue. I manually removed the plugin and all associated files, and all is …
    By Porter
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    Extremely Odd Behavior - Showing Old Website

    I recently switched to a VPS setup with Digital Ocean, and have finally wrapped my head around everything. My site is up, my server blocks are configured, and everything is running faster than ever. I recently moved W...
    1 By Porter
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    wp-Admin Goes To 404 - wp-admin.index Does Not

    Hey everyone, I'm new to Digital Ocean / VPS, and just moved from shared hosting. I've got a pretty decent handle over everything the last few days, but I have an odd issue I can't solve now. I'm currently running a L...
    1 By Porter