Tag: nginx

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Monitoring HTTP/2 usage in the wild

Having recently enabled HTTP/2 support on my blog, I was curious to see just how many of my visitors would be using the new protocol. I'm going to demonstrate how you can easily track the exact usage of HTTP/2 and other features of your web server. This includes…

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Supporting HTTP/2 with NginX

My blog now features HTTP/2 support thanks to the latest version of NginX. I'm going to walk through how to build the latest version of NginX and enable HTTP/2 support on your own server.   Install the latest version At the time of writing the latest mainline version…

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Make your website faster with SPDY

SPDY, pronounced 'SPeeDY', is a web protocol developed by Google that is primarily aimed at reducing page load time and providing better security. With the latest stable release of nginx featuring SPDY 3.1 support, it's time for an upgrade!   Let's Get SPDY! You can head over to the…

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Setting up HSTS in nginx

The HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) header allows a host to enforce the use of HTTPS on the client side. By informing the browser to only use HTTPS, even if the user specifies HTTP as the protocol, the browser will enforce the use of HTTPS. This protects the user from…

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