How do setup gzip & leverage browser caching properly

  • Posted on March 5, 2014
  • eliAsked by eli

Running Ubuntu 12.0.4 Nginx

Is there anything else recommended for speeding sites up?

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Can someone tell me where this goes in nginx.conf? I’m having trouble getting this to work.

Replacing <pre>location ~* .(js|css|png|jpg|jpeg|gif|ico)(?ver=[0-9.]+)?$ { </pre> with <pre>location ~* .(js|css|png|jpg|jpeg|gif|ico)$ { </pre> would probably be a better option because you surely don’t want ALL CSS files cached for a year in case you want to make changes without a way to force the browser to reload the file (which would be adding a version string).