I use NixOS BTW.
Since switching to it on all of my servers, my quality of life has somewhat improved - check out my last blog post about Hosting Websites on NixOS.
Why Use NixOS as a Web Server
If you're keeping up with the cutting edge of Linux, you might have noticed NixOS growing increasingly popular for server deployments. The reason is its declarative approach to package and configuration management. You specify 'what' your system should look like, and NixOS handles the 'how'. This approach ensures reproducibility and upgradeability, reducing configuration drift.
The SWAG docker container from linuxserver.io is a great plug-and-play solution for serving websites and self-hosted docker based applications.
Bing 410 Gone
Microsoft recently killed their search engine's public API responsible for accepting sitemap ping requests (those where you let search engines know your XML sitemap's content has changed). They did so completely unannounced leading to logs filling up and users unsurprisingly assuming their sitemap submitting code was somehow at fault. It wasn't.