Tag archive for "nginx"

Cache busting with nginx

Here's a little snippet for cache busting without abusing a query string which can lead to caching problems. The example below will rewrite paths like /css/foo_20130401-5.css to /path/to/static/css/foo.css on the static.example.com host. more

Redirect or block hotlinked files with nginx

Hotlinking is always annoying, but easy to prevent. Here are two ways to do this with nginx. The first example simply returns a 405 when any hotlinking is detected. The second example prevents hotlinking only from specific domains. I used this when a site tried to embed media files through ... more