Article on How to Use NixOS Hosting for Drupal Sites


A blog post published on provides a detailed guide on hosting a Drupal 9 or 10 website using NixOS. The blog post provides a detailed guide on hosting a Drupal 9 or 10 website using NixOS, a Linux distribution known for its declarative and reproducible system configuration.

The article introduces NixOS and its advantages for managing a Drupal website. It explains the concept of NixOS profiles and how they can be used to create a reproducible environment for hosting Drupal.

The blog post then walks readers through a step-by-step configuration example, starting from setting up the NixOS environment and installing necessary packages. It covers essential components such as Nginx web server, PHP, MariaDB database, and Drupal itself. Each step is accompanied by configuration snippets and explanations.

Additional topics like securing the website with Let's Encrypt SSL certificates, configuring PHP-FPM, enabling caching, and setting up automated backups are also discussed in the write up.

Throughout the blog post, the author emphasizes the benefits of using NixOS for hosting Drupal, including its declarative configuration approach, easy package management, and reproducibility.

The blog post provides a comprehensive configuration example for hosting a Drupal 9 or 10 website on NixOS. It offers detailed instructions, configuration snippets, and explanations to guide readers through the process. By following the guide, users can leverage NixOS's features to create a stable and reproducible hosting environment for their Drupal websites. Click to read the blog post.

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