What is mod_pagespeed?
As we have already discussed in some of our previous posts, website performance is one the key factors that contribute to the success of your business. Slow websites have track record of turning away the visitors/potential customers to competition.
For those who are running their show using Apache, mod_pagespeed is a very useful module that can help boost the performance of your website.
mod_pagespeed is an open-source Apache 2.2+ module designed to automatically speed up your site by optimizing the various components of your web pages. The module does this by rewriting page resources using filters that adhere to web performance best practices. mod_pagespeed is the server version of the client-side Firefox module that analyzes web pages using similar best practices.
How does mod_pagespeed work?
- Optimize your resources (on-the-fly)
- Better caching policies