|How-to||– 9 min read –||October 17, 2019|
How to run the Gzip data condensation on the website
What's the pages Gzip data condensation process?
Search systems index sites with compressed data better. The transferring data in this way means faster page loading, and as a result, the user doesn't need to wait. So the file submission in compressed form has a positive effect on a search systems ranking and users' loyalty to the online project.
How to check Gzip data condensation availability on the site?
For a maximum efficiency, one compression is not enough. It must be combined with other ways of reducing the total weight of the website pages:
- using .gif, .jpeg, .png forms of images according to their type;
- using the technology of caching;
- reducing the .css и .js files;
- adding .css files to the beginning of the page and .js – to the end;
- reducing the HTTP-queries.
How to run the Gzip data condensation procedure in Apache
The main disadvantage is the server's overload. The hosting resources cannot operate high traffic sites. You have to pay more expensive tariffs or just change the provider. To compress data with the help of Apache, you should add an element of code into the file htaccess. You can find access to this code only in the admin panel of the hosting or in any FTP client:
If you cannot cope with the problem using mod_deflate, try to use another mod_gzip module. To do this, add commands to the htaccess file:
Static compression is different from the dynamic one in the lack of server load. You compress each file of your interest yourself and upload them to the root folder of the website. After that, the server will send data to the browser in compressed form. You don't need to buy more expensive tariff acting this way. But after the files are updated, you need to make compressed copies manually.
To plug a static compress, upload on the computer all the files of the form you need by using a file manager or a hosting panel. Then download a 7-zip. Find every file with the help of the offered program, click on the right mouse button, and add them to the archive:
How to run the Gzip data condensation on the Nginx and on other servers?
If your site is located on Beget, IspManager, and you couldn't compress files by adding a fragment of the code to the htaccess, ask hosting customer service to switch on the compressing option on the server.
How to increase the speed of site loading in WordPress?
In the first variant, you must create Gzip archives manually and reduce with the help of this action the server total loading. In the second variant, you can just plug a module to the htaccess file and again check compression of Gzip pages. If these changes are unsuccessful, you have to call hosting provider customer service and get informative recommendations.
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