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Whats the best way to intall gzip?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by DWHS.net, Aug 18, 2008.

  1. DWHS.net

    DWHS.net Well-Known Member
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    I have a customer that wants to help his website save bandwidth and load speeds.

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    Gzip isn't the trick if he hosts a lot of images or video's. It's effective on large text pages, like forums.
     
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    You also have to be careful if using mod_gzip as it can add significant load to the server. As Freezer, only use it to speed up sites using a lot of uncompressed resources. Images are usually already compressed.
     
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