How to Install LEMP Stack on Arch Linux

EMP is a popular stack used by web developers for testing and hosting websites and applications. LEMP is an abbreviation for Linux Nginx (pronounced as Engine X) MariaDB / MySQL and PHP.  Nginx is a high-performance and stable web server which can also be used as a reverse proxy. It’s popular for serving high traffic sites and is usually preferred to Apache in production servers. MariaDB / MySQL are open source database Engines for storing website data. MariaDB is a fork of MySQL and is mostly preferred since the takeover of MySQL by Oracle. Lastly, we have PHP which is a server-side scripting language used for developing dynamic web pages. We are going to install each of these components and test their installation on Arch Linux.

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