Do you want to enable GZIP compression in your WordPress site? GZIP compression reduce your webpage size and significantly improves your website loading speed. Today in this article we will tell you how to enable GZIP compression in WordPress.
How to Enable GZIP Compression in WordPress Site
By enabling GZIP compression on your site you can reduce the page size by 70%. Here we will tell you 4 method to enable GZIP compression.
So, let’s get started…..
W3 Total Cache is a most popular cache plugin in WordPress repository and if you use the W3 Total Cache plugin, you can easily enable Gzip Compression on your website or blog. Click on Performance >> Browser Cache and check Enable HTTP (gzip) compression.
WP Super Cache is the second most popular cache plugin in the WordPress repository. If you use it on your blog, click on Settings >> WP Super Cache >> Advanced tab and check “Compress pages so they’re served more quickly to visitors”. You can see in the screenshot.
This is also a very good and popular caching plugin that greatly improve your website loading speed. If you use WP Fastest Cache on your blog, you can easily enable Gzip compression in WordPress site. Simply click on WP Fastest Cache menu and check Gzip option.
4. Enable Gzip Compression via .htaccess
You can also enable Gzip compression on your site with the help of .htaccess file. Simply add the given code to the .htaccess file
Now, if you want to check whether your site is serving Gzip compression, you can check it by going to checkgzipcompression.com.
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