PageSpeed is a WebServer module that automatically optimizes pages and the resources they use. Google offers it as a free service through their DNS product.

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only declaration of mod_deflate lost 400-600 ms on TTFB

I would like to get to my site 100 score on google page speed and I only have the problem of TTFB in a few pages, a few pages in my TTFB is 400-600 ms. Now I noticed a problem if I disable gzip ...
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Benchmarks for server response time [closed]

I was testing my website’s performance on Google Page Speed and it mentioned the response time at It average between .6-.8 seconds. What’s the optimal server response time that’s acceptable? Is ...
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CentOS 7: Nginx systemctl hangs on start, why?

I compiled nginx with pagespeed and made the nginx.service file in /usr/lib/systemd/system/nginx.service but when i try to do systemctl start nginx it just hangs, nginx does start but systemctl hangs. ...
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Google PageSpeed suggests compression - but my site is https

Google PageSpeed suggests to deliver some static files like e.g. JavaScript, CSS. But as our site is HTTPS only we disabled compression in our web server because of security reasons. As far as I ...
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Apache2 Serverload / CPU increase from 1% up to 90% - How to debug?

I´m using: Google Cloud Compute Engine Linux Debian + Apache2 Google Cloud SQL Wordpress Yesterday my CPU started increasing from 1-5% to 80-90%. I was developing on a wordpress site as it ...
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Strange folders in Pagespeed cache folder. Did I get hacked? [duplicate]

I have a Centos7 server with nginx and google pagespeed. I wanted to clear pagespeed cache for a reason but i saw lots of chinese site caches in my pagespeed cache folder like baidu.com, ly.com, ...
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mod_pagespeed refuses to flush cache

I have mod_pagespeed running on my Dreamhost Ubuntu 12.04 VPS. Every time I turn on mod_pagespeed again the old header display (top black bar with data I removed - is shown on all pages. This despite ...
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How to check my site speed? [closed]

im the developer and in charge of a company's Wordpress based site our site started to run a lot slower recently and i am trying to figure it out for two weeks now! My main problem is that every ...
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Installing ngx_pagespeed with nginx 1.6.2 (Backport) on debian 7 (wheezy)

I am struggling to install nginx 1.6.2 with module ngx_pagespeed 1.9.32.1-beta Can anyone please help me to install this on my debian 7. Any working tutorial i have tried ...
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How to cache particular file in folder using .htaccess

i tried google and found one solution at 'http://webmasters.stackexchange.com/questions/24881/cache-a-particular-image-using-htaccess' but it cache all the file of folder, i want to cache only ...
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Nginx Installation generating Error 127

NginX installation is generating make: * [install] Error 127 Error. /root/nginx/nginx_1.4.6/debian/nginx-common.dirs: 1: /root/nginx/nginx_1.4.6/debian/nginx-common.dirs: etc/nginx: not found ...
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Nginx and its caching systems. Are they all the same?

I'm a bit confuse about PageSpeed, Microcaching and Memcached. Are they just different tools that do the same job? I was initially thinking in use PageSpeed with Nginx. If I do that, do I need ...
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Very high First Byte Time

A client of mine which I will be completely re-building the site for, is having some major speed issues with the current site. It takes on average 4.4 to 4.8 seconds before the First Byte Time to ...
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pagespeed on apache with nginx as reverse proxy

I have a VPS and using the following stack: NGINX as front-end proxy on port 80. Also port 443 for SSL Apache on 8080 for dynamic content (mostly PHP) Now, I want to use PageSpeed module by Google. ...
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Can I use the Nginx PageSpeed module together with SSI?

Is it possible to use the Nginx PageSpeed module together with SSI? I can't get SSI up and running when PageSpeed is enabled. But as soon as I disable PageSpeed, SSI works again: location ~ ...
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Is it sensible to use both pagespeed and cloudflare?

We're using google's pagespeed service. From what I can gather it just draws the page from our webserver and runs it through the mod_pagespeed optimisation module. I'm wondering does it do any ...
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Pagespeed GZIP facebook like button

I am using mod-deflate on httpd to compress resources. Pagespeed complains that an external resource (facebook like button) is not being compresssed: Compressing ...
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How to get IIS to accept-encoding: gzip(gfe)

Google's PageSpeed Service forwards requests with the accept-encoding header set to gzip(gfe). Unfortunately IIS chokes on this with the following: HTTP/1.1 400 Bad Request Content-Type: text/html; ...
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mod_pagespeed own js and css render blocking

My mod_pagespeed gives a lower score because it's own js and css are render blocking. Given that the tool is designed to speed up, not slow down, I don't think this is desired behavior by design. Has ...
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uk vps server route to thailand? [closed]

I'm just a Javascript developer using node.js... My host has got me a vps sever in england. I have had someone test my site loading in england and it is lightning fast. I've also had someone test in ...
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Force ngx_pagespeed to use png8

I used ngx_pagespeed to optimize my web server with Nginx. One of the servers is an image reverse proxy that supposed to fetch images from a remote server, optimize it, and send back to the client. ...
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Is it possible to configure a CDN so that it will step out of the way for a subset of regional IPs?

We have a website which targets customers in China, both expat and local Chinese. We have an ICP license which allows us to host in a datacenter inside China. Internet in China is actually as fast as ...
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serving static file from cookieless domain: alternative cookieless directory

I'm trying to follow all the guidelines of "Google Page Speed​​". The directive "Minimize request overhead" requires static content (images, js, css, etc.) on a static server (ie cookieless): ...
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How do I enable gzip Compression on NGINX PageSpeed Module resources?

I have been focusing heavily on optimizing a certain website so that it scores 100 on the Google PageSpeed Insights tool (for both mobile and desktop). Most of the items are working flawlessly, but I ...
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How to not redirect if requesting server_name only

Most people type in the browser bar: mysite.com and not https://mysite.com. Alot of developers including myself have something like this in their Nginx config file which means that this mysite.com ...
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Time to first byte: why is it so high? [closed]

I recently changed the host of one of my websites, and I noted that pages are loading slowly. The elements of the page themselves are quickly loaded (the pages are lightweight, CSS and JS are ...
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How to Build nginx 1.4.0 and ngx_pagespeed in Ubuntu/Debian? [closed]

How to Build nginx 1.4.0 and ngx_pagespeed in Ubuntu Create a directory to download necessary packages (optional) : mkdir pagespeed && cd pagespeed Make sure that you have latest version ...
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Is the website directory path length important for server operations speed in any sense?

I'm using a website and I do lots of operations (its a basis for mobile app). If I place the website in a long path directory of the server will that slow down the operations in any sense? I mean ...
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How to Check Download/Upload Speed to Web Server?

I have a web server in the US (MS Windows 2008). Chinese users are complaining of slow speeds and SQL command timeouts. Other Asian and European users are not.How do I check the speed ...
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enabling gzip with htaccess…why is it hit or miss?

I have shared hosting through Justhost. I use the HTML5 Boilerplate .htaccess (have tried other methods from here and there without luck) the compression part is as follows: <IfModule ...
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How to set expiration date for external files? [closed]

I have a site included lots of external files, most of them are gif format. I have no control on the external files, but have to use them(with permission). When I check the site using Google ...
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how to determine problems with page load [closed]

Im hosting a website in a shared hosting environment. i think im pretty decent coder. I have done every possible way to improve my page performance including caching and gzipping the content. Still my ...
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Apache mod-pagespeed installation affects mod-spdy?

Recently my site (an https connection, running on an Amazon EC2 ubuntu apache2.2) has this issue where I need to load the page several times (3-4) before it will load normally without issue. It will ...
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apache2 access log , thousands of logs from the IP of the same server

I was Trying to read the apache access log for my vps 1.1.1.173 server and i have found something wired , it has almost 98% of the requests from same IP address of the vps here is an example of ...
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Hosting of jQuery script, which makes more sense with respect to page load time?

I'm thinking about whether it makes more sense to include the http://code.jquery.com/jquery-latest.min.js file from the jQuery website, rather than hosting it on your own server, since 1st time ...
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Google Page Speed message: https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.6/jquery.min.js (1 hour)

Google Page Speed is telling me to leverage browser caching for only this object: https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.6/jquery.min.js (1 hour) As this is being delivered from an external ...
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Any way to speed up my website in other countries?

My website(social network) was built with django, cassandra && memcache, rabbitmq, mysql it used rabbitmq to serve POST requests (often it user submitted contents), to balance the load of ...
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Please help me select a webserver configuration [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Please help me select a webserver configuration I have a website, which has grown from 10 visits per day, to 100 per day in couple of months, and now to about 800 unique ...
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Reducing Loading of Advertisers Scripts

I have a website (http://dev2.liquor.com) that loads very quickly when I remove the advertisers and tracking scripts our partners give us. Of course we need to reduce page load time from 6 seconds to ...
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How to downgrade a 120 Mbit line, to test website speed?

How to downgrade a 120mbit line (our current connection) temporary to a 10mbit to test what our potential clients with less speedy internet are experiencing as the website loads? At this moment ...
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When should you use and not use Etags?

I was just looking at our site on WebPageTest.org and one of their recommendations for speeding up a website is: ETag headers should generally not be used unless you have an explicit reason to ...