Weekend coding

Just because I’m a developer by day, does not mean that I stop coding when I come home. It’s in the fingers and blood(?). Most of my of-the-clock coding is just things that I want for my self or for the purpose of teaching myself some new stuff. This weekend I’ve been doing a bit off both. Some time ago  I made a bash script to update my Linode DNS, so I could use it like a dynamic DNS system for my home server and my parents…

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Server config

Server config @3 am is a bad thing. Good backup routines are priceless! Lost last post, will repost – soon(ish).…

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WordPress and Nginx

This is just a small writeup on setting up WordPress on a Nginx server running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. The prerequisite is also that is has PHP and MySql. Basically this post is a summary of my other posts on WP and Nginx. So with the basic stuff out of the way let us jump right in to the nitty-gritty of the setup. I’ll assume that you set up the vhost manually and edit the file with a sudo user in the terminal of the server. I’ll have…

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SSL / PGP / DKIM

So, done with securing my servers and mail. Private mails are now all securely signed, domains have SSL and mail server has DKIM.…

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More Nginx and WordPress challenges [updated]

As I was writing about in the last post, there where some problems getting every thing to work with WP, Ubuntu and Nginx. One of the problems I got, was kind of a biggie. TL;DR; Having problem with Nginx running WordPress and xmlrpc.php POST requests? Check that the fastcgi_params is included in your nginx.conf. WordPress in it self is a very good and popular platform for publishing to the web. And the web interface has matured over the years, and are a real treat to use.…

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