Gzip compression wordpress

Gzip compression can be enabled in WordPress. There are several ways to enable gzip compression in WordPress. Gzip compression reduces 60-70% of the page size.

Enable gzip compress using WordPress plugins


1. WP Super Cache

WP Super Cache can be used for gzip compression wordpress. It has a feature in “Advanced” tab from where compression can be enabled.

gzip compression wordpress wp-super-cache


2. W3 Total Cache

W3 Total Cache is another wordpress plugin which can work for gzip compression. gzip compression via W3 Total Cache in the following way. Open performance > Browser Cache, and then check 

gzip compression wordpress wp-total-cache



Enable gzip compression through htaccess

There is another way other than plugins to enable gzip compression. gzip compression can be enabled using htaccess file by adding the following code into htaccess file.