Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen for an in-depth discussion in this video Compress data using GZIP, part of HTTP/2: Developing for Performance.
- [Narrator] Gzip compression allows us to compress…pretty much all the files that are transferred…from the server to the browser.…And this has a dramatic impact on performance,…because smaller files take a shorter time…and less data to load into the browser,…and the browser has simply become very good…at unpacking gzip-ed files.…To get gzip to work,…you need to activate it on the server end,…and that requires some server configuration.…Now there are a couple of different ways you can do this,…and it all depends on your particular web host.…On some hosts, you may be able to activate gzip-ing…through the server-side application,…something like cPanel.…
This is SiteGround and their cPanel.…And here, under Advanced, I have Optimize Website.…From here, I can either disable compression,…I can compress all content,…or I can provide specific MIME types I want to compress.…So I can list what types of files…that should be compressed.…This is a server-wide setting,…so this will apply to all my sites and all my content…within this server installation.…
- What is website optimization?
- Understanding how browsers render content
- Measuring performance
- Optimizing images
- Optimizing code
- Compressing data with GZIP
- Optimizing file caching
- Leveraging CDNs
Skill Level Advanced
Designing Websites for Performancewith Brian Wood43m 32s Appropriate for all
1. Web Performance: An Introduction
Plan of attack1m 52s
2. Web Performance Visualized
3. Optimizing Images
4. Markup and Content
5. Optimizing Delivery
6. The End
Thank you2m 31s
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