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Aug 142010

Enable gzip compression in Nginx


Enabling gzip compression for text based output such as HTML can greatly improve the response of user.

If you are using nginx, it is easy by adding the following lines in your nginx.conf

gzip  on;
gzip_min_length  1000;
gzip_proxied     expired no-cache no-store private auth;
gzip_types text/plain text/html text/css application/json application/x-javascript text/javascript text/xml application/xml;

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