Compress and Cache your Static Assets

With the help of compressing responses, your site download time will decrease significantly.

With Apache deflate (which is an improved from Gzip) module you can quickly boost your site performance with some simple line.

You must use the IfModule statement to don’t break your site if the module isn’t supported.

With the use of the expire module, you can set your assets browser cache time thus on the second download you can disable download of files like your site’s favicon.