How to Compile Nginx with ngx_cache_purge for WordPress on a CentOS VPS

Setting up your own VPS might seem daunting but in reality the main steps are not that hard. Nginx is much faster than Apache making it a good option for your VPS. It is easy to install using yum but if you plan on using WordPress you will want to compile from source using ngx_cache_purge so WordPress clear the Nginx fastcgi cache when you modify a post to keep your site up to date but still speedy. This guide covers the steps you need to take from source to install.

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New Website

I finally got round to redesigning my website - and updating the content. This time I used the static site generator Jekyll. The end result is much better, easier to maintain and best of all, free!

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