Gzip or Deflate Compression

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Gzip or Deflate Compression

How to enable Gzip or Deflate compression on your site via .htaccess.


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  • Submitted By - Chara Miteo

  • Submitted on - 2013-08-19 03:39:51


What is Gzip/Deflate compression and why do you need it?

Compression is a simple and effective way to save bandwidth and speed up your website. When a user hits your website there is a call that is made to your server to deliver the requested files (actually they are HTML, CSS files, Javascript files, images etc. The bigger these files are the longer it's going to take for them to get to your browser. Also it takes much more time to appear on your screen whether you work on stationary or mobile devices.    More detail...

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