Posts tagged ‘wordpress’

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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Running WordPress on Nginx

WordPress is designed to run on Apache and use rewrite rules stuffed into an .htaccess file, but it’s pretty simple to set up WordPress to run using Nginx instead. I’ll share a sample configuration here that I’ve been using for the last two years. more …

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