Tag Archives: Nginx

Enable Hotlink Protection (Nginx)

If you are hosting a website, you almost certainly are aware of hotlinking or bandwidth theft. If not then read on. Hotlinking is essentially the practice of linking directly to a image or download hosted on a different website. This practice is typically frowned upon amongst the community of web site owners/operators however some unscrupulous…  Read More 

Nginx Asynchronous Web Server

Nginx (pronounced engine-x) is a free, open-source, high-performance HTTP server and reverse proxy, as well as an IMAP/POP3 proxy server. Igor Sysoev started development of Nginx in 2002, with the first public release in 2004. Nginx now hosts nearly 12.18% (22.2M) of active sites across all domains. Nginx is known for its high performance, stability,…  Read More