Tag : nginx

How to install and enable Mcrypt extension for PHP + Nginx

Sometimes while installing WordPress plugins, you might come across a message to install / enable Mcrypt extension for PHP. Mcrypt is an interface which supports a wide range of block algorithims. It support Algorithims like DES, TripleDES, GOST, OFB etc. Note : The Mcrypt extension relies on the ‘libmcrypt’ extension, which is not maintained since 2007. So some people consider installing the extension useless. None the less some WordPress plugins do require this extension to be installed and enabled. Step […]