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Google PageSpeed Lowered

Hey guys,

I’m very new to this whole unmanaged VPS thing. So please bear with me a little.

In the past, my site is hosted with a managed VPS hosting company and my Google PageSpeed scores were 100/100 for both mobile and desktop. But ever since moving to DO last night, it has reduced to 77 and 83 for mobile and desktop respectively.

Old server PageSpeed: http://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insights/?url=http%3A%2F%2F96.30.15.156%2F~media

Current PageSpeed with DO: http://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insights/?url=47media.com.sg

I believe the speed reduction is because of caching issue which, for the life of me, don’t know how to solve even after reading the tutorial here: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/articles/how-to-configure-content-caching-using-apache-modules-on-a-vps

Can some kind souls out there help, please? Thanks!


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Hey, <br> <br>I managed to solve the problem. What I did was I enabled ‘expires’ in Apache. <br> <br>Thanks, guys! :)

Looks like there’s no way to put the lesser and greater than signs without them being eaten up. Anyway, here are the 2nd line (after the ## EXPIRES CACHING ## ): <br> <br>IfModule mod_expires.c <br> <br>and here’s the 2nd last line (before ## EXPIRES CACHING ##): <br> <br>/IfModule <br> <br>Both lines are closed with the lesser and greater than signs.

Ah, the lines still got eaten up! I hope you guys know what I’m talking about. Let me give it a last shot. Here you go: <br>‘<IfModule mod_expires.c>’ <br>‘</IfModule>’