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Understanding NGINX Configuration File

It’s very important to understand the structure of the NGINX configuration file to get the best performance from your server. Further, by applying directives on right context in a NGINX configuration will enable you to eliminate repetitive codes and manage your infrastructure better.Therefore to help you understand the structure of the NGINX configuration file, this article will focus on describing the structure of the NGINX configuration file

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Nginx location directive examples

The location directive within NGINX server block allows to route request to correct location within the file system.The directive is used to tell NGINX where to look for a resource by including files and folders while matching a location block against an URL. In this tutorial, we will look at NGINX location directives in details.Table of Contents1 Prerequisite2 NGINX location directive syntax3 How NGINX choose a location block4