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An .htaccess file for web performance and passing Page Speed and YSlow rules
# Enable GZIP
<ifmodule mod_deflate.c>
AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/text text/html text/plain text/xml text/css application/x-javascript application/javascript
BrowserMatch ^Mozilla/4 gzip-only-text/html
BrowserMatch ^Mozilla/4\.0[678] no-gzip
BrowserMatch \bMSIE !no-gzip !gzip-only-text/html
</ifmodule>
# Expires Headers - 2678400s = 31 days
<ifmodule mod_expires.c>
ExpiresActive On
ExpiresDefault "access plus 1 seconds"
ExpiresByType text/html "access plus 0 seconds"
ExpiresByType image/gif "access plus 2678400 seconds"
ExpiresByType image/jpeg "access plus 2678400 seconds"
ExpiresByType image/png "access plus 2678400 seconds"
ExpiresByType text/css "access plus 518400 seconds"
ExpiresByType text/javascript "access plus 2678400 seconds"
ExpiresByType application/x-javascript "access plus 2678400 seconds"
</ifmodule>
# Cache Headers
<ifmodule mod_headers.c>
# Cache specified files for 31 days
<filesmatch "\.(ico|flv|jpg|jpeg|png|gif|css|swf)$">
Header set Cache-Control "max-age=2678400, public"
</filesmatch>
# Don't cache HTML
<filesmatch "\.(html|htm)$">
Header set Cache-Control "max-age=0, private, must-revalidate"
</filesmatch>
# Cache PDFs for a day
<filesmatch "\.(pdf)$">
Header set Cache-Control "max-age=86400, public"
</filesmatch>
# Cache Javascripts for 31 days
<filesmatch "\.(js)$">
Header set Cache-Control "max-age=2678400, private"
</filesmatch>
</ifmodule>
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