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Minify for WordPress and WP Super Cache

I’ve integrated Minify and all its bandwidth-saving goodness into WP Super Cache, everyone’s favorite way of sending WordPress pages as super-fast static HTML, thereby saving visitors having to hit up the PHP interpreter (ugh!) or WordPress itself (double ugh!).

What does this mean? Well, it means your HTML (and gzipped HTML) pages can be 5-20% smaller with just a few minutes’ setup. If that sounds good, skip to the install instructions. If you want to hear more blabber first, read on. more …

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Gzip compression levels for static-cached HTML

I was reading through the source of WP Super Cache recently, and noticed that it was using a gzip compression level of “1” (the lowest) to compress its static-cached HTML pages. Level 1? Why not 3 or 6 (the default) or 9?

These pages are compressed and saved once on the server, and then sent many times to user’s browsers. So, what compression level makes the most sense for pre-compressed HTML? more …

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