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Leverage browser caching: How to add Expires headers

Posted by on Mar 29, 2012 in Performance | 102 comments

Leverage browser caching: How to add Expires headers

This tutorial explains how you add Expires headers to your .htaccess file. This will help you improve the performance of your website, based on Google’s and Yahoo’s recommended performance guidelines. You’ll learn about: what browser caching and Expires headers is how to test the current performance of your site how to add Expires headers for your website where you can find more information Important! To make use of Expires headers the way it’s explained in this blog post, your server must be Apache (and requires the module mod_expires) and you must have access to your...

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