Configuring phpmyadmin with nginx

Install the php dependencies apt-get install phpmyadmin php5-fpm Modify /etc/nginx/sites-available/default and add the following at the end of the server section location ^~ /phpmyadmin { alias /usr/share/phpmyadmin/; index index.php index.html index.htm; location ~ \.php$ { fastcgi_split_path_info ^(.+\.php)(/.+)$; fastcgi_pass unix:/var/run/php5-fpm.sock; fastcgi_index index.php; include fastcgi_params; } } To restrict access to a certain IP, add the following… Continue reading Configuring phpmyadmin with nginx

Enable cross-origin resource sharing for AJAX

A common problem when dealing with AJAX scripts is that the server script (or API) which javascript is calling is required to be on exactly the same domain (subdomain included).  To open up your server script / API to all domains the following headers are required to be sent before any content: Access-Control-Allow-Origin: * Access-Control-Allow-Headers:… Continue reading Enable cross-origin resource sharing for AJAX

Installing HHVM on Amazon Linux (AWS)

HHVM Alternative to PHP, said to increase speed by up to 40%.  Works similar to java in that it pre-compiles PHP automatically to speed up execution time.  Used by facebook. cd /etc/yum.repos.d wget echo ‘priority=9’ >> hop5.repo echo ‘includepkgs=glog,tbb’ >> hop5.repo wget yum install hhvm