How To Optimize Your Site With GZIP Compression

 
Step 1
 
First you need to access your .htaccess file through cPanel by clicking on the File Manager. When the popup box appears, click on the Web Root option and make sure that the “Show hidden files” option is checked.
 

Add Leverage Browser Caching 1


 
Step 2
 
Open up your .htaccess file and paste the following lines.
 

 

Add Leverage Browser Caching 2

 
# compress text, html, javascript, css, xml:
AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/plain
AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/html
AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/xml
AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/css
AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE application/xml
AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE application/xhtml+xml
AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE application/rss+xml
AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE application/javascript
AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE application/x-javascript
 

# Or, compress certain file types by extension:

<files *.html>
SetOutputFilter DEFLATE
</files>
 

Step 3
 
Now save your .htaccess file and view your site through PageSpeed Insights.


 
You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

Leave a Reply