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WordPress deployment: super simple and super fast with nginx caching

WordPress (+plugins) is not exactly the most resource-efficient content management system. In order to go easy on CPU and memory, to guarantee short website load times, and to be able to stand up to page requests with high frequency, WordPress must be served from a cache rather than answering each request via PHP and from the database. In this post, you can find my nginx config for deploying PHP-FPM-based WordPress behind nginx whereas most of the requests are served from the nginx FastCGI cache. No changes to WordPress and no WordPress plugins are required. Continue reading