Make Browsers Cache Static Files With mod_expires On Apache2 (Debian Squeeze) This tutorial explains how you can configure Apache2 to set the Exp. Enable it with “a2enmod expires” if you’re using Ubuntu or Debian – afterwards restart Apache): mod_expires.c> ExpiresActive on. It might be as simple as missing one keyword that is causing your issue. ## EXPIRES CACHING ## mod_expires.c> ExpiresActive On ExpiresByType.

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I added the Basic expire code from expiresbgtype tutorial to my htaccess file and the GTMetrix Report is still saying “F” fail on that issue How to Force www or non-www in htaccesshits. You do not want to set your expire times for your cache to unrealistic settings. Please note that the mime type for Javascript can vary somewhat depending on the distro and version of Apache used.

Can anyone please let us know how to fix this problem. The most useful guide I’ve met after a long research on the subject. First of all thank you so much your suggestion as it really worked.

Get help with your questions from our community of like-minded hosting users and InMotion Hosting Staff. Trae Abell 4 7. We are happy to help, but it is difficult to troubleshoot since there can be many causes.

If you can please provide account information or the. Alternatively you could only whitelist your subdomains like “subdomain. Add any required rules to the. In that code, you can see that the cache expiration time is set as 1 year for some file types and 1 month for others.


Expiresbbytype Regards, TJ Edens. General Aache page How to access phpmyadmin after wordpress installation? The way it should work, is browsers who have already cached the files will wait until the expiration date set in the headers before checking back. Forcing a file to download in a browser via htaccess 17, hits. This ensures that all Javascript, image and CSS files on the website are cached for a month from the first request. And then the necessary rules. Because the browser will cache these quite aggressively, if any changes are made to the files they will not be reflected in the browser.

For information on clearing your browser cache, please see our article on How to clear your browser’s cache. If no expire module enabled then again a new expire date is set by the Heuristic expiration policies. I need your inputs on below: It gave me the proper file as this is the first time i am accessing.

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You can also contact GTMetrix directly for advice if you wish to continue pursuing this particular issue. No changes needed or reccomended? By doing this with the expires rules I am able to get the browsers to do a high level of caching but still have them get fresh files if and when I need them to. In the previous code example, the jpg, jpeg, gif, png will expire in a year and pdf, javascript and flash files will expire in a month. Thanks for the answer. I do add this code to the htaccess file and that the only thing to do?

Hello Scott, If those static apsche are NOT going to change because they’re graphics generally tiny graphics, too or consistent files, then you should not have to worry about putting an expiration date on them. After that whatever i access how many time i accessed eventough modifying the file, it will always shows the old file from cache. This sets the age of the cache for spache documents other than those specified in the ExpiresByType for the site.


Thank You – Prasana. This cache code is placed in the. Hi, why don’t you have any file called httpd. This tutorial explains how you can configure Apache2 to set the Expires HTTP header and the max-age directive of the Cache-Control HTTP header of static files such as images, CSS and Javascript files to a date in the future so that these files will be cached by your visitors’ browsers. What are expires headers. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyApachr Policyand our Terms of Service.

That is not normal behavior, so it seems like it’s either something with your code or your server that is causing this.

There are 6 static components without a far-future expiration date. Thank you for your interest in this question.

Using Apache mod_expires to control browser caching

Although 0 seconds may be more for development than production. To specify the specific times for each individual file type, you will want to use the previous code example.

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