Gzip compression speed up loading times for your site and to save bandwidth. This means that content of your site will be served by the Apache Web Server in a compressed form.
To enable the gzip compression for your site, follow the steps:
- Go to yourdomain.com/cpanel and log in
- Look for Optimize Website entry (SOFTWARE cPanel section)
- Here you have 3 options:
–Disabled – which will disable the compression
–Compress All Content – with this option all content will be compressed
–Compress the specified MIME types – here, you will be able to input only certain MIME file types.
- So, choose the second option and click the Update Settings button. A confirmation message will appear: Website optimization preferences updated. Content compression is now enabled. Content compression is now enabled for all content.
- Your site is using now the gzip compression.