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_For a complete sample Nginx+PHP-FPM config, view this how-to: [Nginx & PHP-FPM](http://www.yiiframework.com/wiki/153/using-yii-with-nginx-and-php-fpm/)_
In order to use `path` URL format and hide index.php on nginx+fastcgi+php, we need the following configurations.

First, we need to add PATH_INFO to the server configuration. Otherwise, we will not be able to use `path` URL format in Yii:
Second, we need the following rewrite rule to hide `index.php`:

nginx versions .7 and higher:
location /yiiGuestbook {
    try_files $uri $uri/ /yiiGuestbook/index.php?r=$request_uri;
nginx versions prior to .7:
location /yiiGuestbook {
if (!-e $request_filename){

Please refer to [the Guide](http://www.yiiframework.com/doc/guide/topics.url) for hiding `index.php` on Apache httpd server.

### Links
[Russian version](http://dbhelp.ru/nginx-good-urls/page/)
[Chinese version](http://www.itkuaixun.com/bbs/thread-190-1-1.html)
FYI, it is good practice to have your 'root' declaration outside of the location blocks.  Please refer to this article if you are new to nginx:
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