How to serve static assets cache policy efficiently on Static Site App Platform Deploy

After uploading a static website in App Platform using GitHub source I deploy the website and ran a Lighthouse diagnostic on it.

The diagnostic result report is tagging my static site with a note saying “Serve static assets with an efficient cache policy”

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Serve static assets with an efficient cache policy 33 resources found
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This is from the lighthouse report. It’s basically that it’s seeing that 33 image/js/css resources that I have in my static site source code have no efficient caching policy.

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Kamal Nasser
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March 3, 2021

👋🏼 @angelicas

Can you share more details about the Lighthouse report or your app URL if that’s ok? I just ran a Lighthouse test on a Static Site of my own ( and it didn’t complain about this, so we’ll have to look more into your app specifically.