Nginx with wordpress seo urls

I have been testing running my site with Nginx instead of Apache.  One of the issues I have ran across is getting wordpress to work right since I use the SEO urls.  Not that SEO urls make any difference, its a fun challenge to just work with.

One issue I ran across is getting these urls to work right.  After some reading, I did discover that there is a simple code for the rewrite that is used in apache.  However I couldn’t get this to work as the document examples showed.  I found out after testing, that it must exist in the location attribute.  Which is actually better for the setup.

This makes things work as they should.


If has been suggested by the Nginx team to be avoided.  So here is another solution that avoids if:

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