Posts Tagged: caddy

Serving self-hosted Invoice Ninja with Caddy

Invoice Ninja is an open-source platform which helps you take care of clients, invoices, payments, expenses, time-tracking, and more… In this guide I explain how you can run Invoice Ninja on your own server with Caddy and PHP-FPM. Prerequisites MySQL Server up and running PHP-FPM up and running I assume that you have already setup… Read more »

Running Caddy as a service on macOS X server

Installing Caddy Download Caddy from the official website. Give the executable root permissions1: $ chown root ./caddy $ chmod +s ./caddy Caddyfile Caddy reads it configuration for the Caddyfile. More information can be found in the official documentation. Launchd config Create a launchd plist file: ~/Library/LaunchAgents/com.caddyserver.web.plist. This file should look like this: <?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”UTF-8″?>… Read more »

HTTP caching mechanisms in Caddy

Providing the ability for clients to cache static file requests is very important. It prevents the unneeded transfer of (static) files from server to client. Caching doesn’t only speedup things for the client, but also decreases the server load. But which caching mechanisms does Caddy provide, and how can they be enabled? ETag The HTTP… Read more »

Two months ago I started to “Serve The Web Like It’s 2016”, and I’m still loving Caddy!

Caddy? Wooha, hold your horses, what is Caddy?! Caddy is a web server like Apache or Nginx, but different: Caddy is a modern web server (supporting HTTP/2) with elegant and easy configuration. It comes with automated HTTPS (with Let’s Encrypt) and a growing number of extensions (including Git support). It’s open source software, written in… Read more »

Serving ownCloud with Caddy

In this post, I’ll walk you through how to set up ownCloud with Caddy for a secure, personal cloud service. I wrote this guide while configuring on Ubuntu 14. ownCloud A quick introduction to ownCloud for those who never heard about it (as found on Wikipedia): OwnCloud (stylized ownCloud) is a suite of client-server software… Read more »

Caddy Server and WordPress (PHP-FPM)

Update: I added rewrite rules for WordPress permalinks to the Caddyfile. I also removed all unnecessary bits which are not needed anymore since Caddy now has built-in HTTPS support with Let’s Encrypt. Recently I discovered an amazing open source project: Caddy, a fully functional HTTP/2 webserver, written in Go. Caddy is a lightweight, general-purpose web server for… Read more »