Server Compression

User Experience

A simple, but technical, approach to improving page loading speed is to turn on server-side compression. This is usually referred to as GZIP or Deflate compression.

GZIP or Deflate compression are standard web server features and offer a material impact on the speed with which web page elements are served out to browsers.

All modern browsers are capable of handling servers using compression.

For more information about the impact of using server compression on higher education websites read: 3 Ways to Make Higher Education Web Pages Load Faster