How to force gzip compression in Apache with .htaccess

Apache: How to force gzip compression in Apache with .htaccess

You can force Apache to compress data before sending it by adding a few lines of code to your .htaccess file.

  1. <ifModule mod_gzip.c>
  2.     mod_gzip_on Yes
  3.     mod_gzip_dechunk Yes
  4.  
  5.     mod_gzip_item_include file .(html?|txt|css|js|php)$
  6.     mod_gzip_item_include mime ^application/x-javascript.*
  7.     mod_gzip_item_include mime ^text/.*
  8.     mod_gzip_item_exclude mime ^image/.*
  9.  
  10.     mod_gzip_item_exclude rspheader ^Content-Encoding:.*gzip.*
  11. <\/ifModule>

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