Docker Website Server
Static file server designed for serving websites
If you, like me, have a website, you’ll probably need some way of serving it. And if, like me, your website is static,
nginx is a great, lightweight and insanely fast file server. But, how do you configure it? Sometimes, you just don’t care, and want someone else to do it for you - like me!
This website doesn’t actually use this container - It does something else.
#Why not just use
If you’re not really bothered, the default
nginx container will work just fine for you, however this container has a few modifications which make it more suited to serving sites:
- Use environment variables for customization
- Healthcheck endpoint
- GZIP and Brotli support
- Serve pre-compressed files
X-Forwarded-Forheader when getting client IP
Note this isn’t designed to merely serve files. If you want to just serve files, take a look at
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