How to enable mod_expires in Digital Ocean?

I have been asked to enable mod_expires in digital ocean for header caching as well as browser caching. I don’t know where to look and enable it. If someone kind enough to share me document link or any guidance would be appreciated.

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September 1, 2022

Hello @kunalchauhan

mod_expires should come with the default Apache installation, but you can check if the module is both installed and loaded using these commands

  1. apachectl -M | grep expires

If mod_expires is not enabled or installed you can run the following command to install mod_expires on Ubuntu/Debian systems

  1. sudo a2enmod mod_expires

Then you need to restart Apache

  1. service apache2 restart

That’s it, you now have mod_expires enabled.

Hope that this helps!