Nginx: Rewriting entire URI to query string

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http://serverfault.com – Still pretty new to nginx here, trying to get a simple rewrite to work, but the server just responds '404 not found' My server block server { listen 80; listen [::]:80; server_name pics.example.com; root /home/pics; rewrite ^(.*)$ index.php?tag=$1; location / { try_files $uri $uri/ $uri.php /index.html $uri =404; #try_files $uri =404; fastcgi_split_path_info ^([a-z]+)(/.+)$; include fastcgi_params; fastcgi_param SCRIPT_FILENAME $document_root$fastcgi_script_name; fastcgi_pass unix:/tmp/php5-fpm.sock; fastcgi_index index.php; } location /doc/ { al (HowTos)