Nginx Server Configuration for WordPress on Ubuntu 14.04

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server {
	listen 80
	#listen 80 default_server;
	#listen [::]:80 default_server ipv6only=on;

	root /var/www/WORDPRESS_DIRECTORY;
	index index.php index.html index.htm;

	# Make site accessible from http://localhost/
	server_name WORDPRESS_DOMAIN;

        client_max_body_size 50m;

	location / {
		# try_files $uri $uri/ =404;
		try_files $uri $uri/ /index.php?q=$uri&$args;
	}

	error_page 404 /404.html;

	# redirect server error pages to the static page /50x.html
	#
	error_page 500 502 503 504 /50x.html;
	location = /50x.html {
		root /var/www/WORDPRESS_DIRECTORY;
	}

	# pass the PHP scripts to FastCGI server listening on 127.0.0.1:9000
	#
	location ~ \.php$ {
		try_files $uri =404;
		fastcgi_split_path_info ^(.+\.php)(/.+)$;
		# NOTE: You should have "cgi.fix_pathinfo = 0;" in php.ini
	
		# With php5-cgi alone:
		#fastcgi_pass 127.0.0.1:9000;
		# With php5-fpm:
		fastcgi_pass unix:/var/run/php5-fpm.sock;
		fastcgi_index index.php;
		include fastcgi_params;
	}

	# deny access to .htaccess files, if Apache's document root
	# concurs with nginx's one
	#
	#location ~ /\.ht {
	#	deny all;
	#}
}

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