Does the fact there is no natural .htaccess equivalent with nginx mean we have to restart the whole server on each small config change?

With Apache, if I want to slightly modify a “Rewrite rule” for a website on my server, I can just edit a few lines in /var/www/website5/.htaccess, save and it will be immediately active. Benefit: it’s not required to service apache2 restart, thus it won’t interrupt ongoing connections on other websites that are on the same…