nginx php7.3 files download instead of execute – no .sock file to pass to php-fpm

I’ve already tried multiple configurations in the nginx.conf.default file as referenced here: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/25591040/nginx-serves-php-files-as-downloads-instead-of-executing-them Here is what my nginx.conf.default looks like: location ~ \.php$ { root html; #fastcgi_pass 127.0.0.1:9000; fastcgi_pass unix:/var/run/php-fpm/php-fpm.pid fastcgi_index index.php; fastcgi_param SCRIPT_FILENAME /scripts$fastcgi_script_name; include fastcgi_params; } Other posts will say I need to have this included: fastcgi_pass unix:/var/run/php/php7.0-fpm.sock; But I obviously don’t have…