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Proxy caching WordPress with Nginx

Nginx is a lightweight web server/load balancer/reverse proxy designed to drive blazingly fast websites. It has low resource requirements compared to Apache, the defacto standard for PHP-based applications, and can handle an order of magnitude more requests per second. With WordPress, Nginx is often used in a few different ways: to serve static media assets, […]

Using Google Apps with StatusNet for email notifications

For the sake of saving an hour of guessing, here are the proper settings for using Google Apps, or Gmail, with StatusNet, formally known as Laconica: $config[‘mail’][‘backend’] = ‘smtp’; $config[‘mail’][‘params’] = array( ‘host’ => ‘smtp.gmail.com’, ‘port’ => 587, ‘auth’ => true, ‘username’ => ‘[email protected]’, ‘password’ => ‘your_secret_password’ ); Adding these settings to your config.php file […]