GZIP compression is a technique that can significantly reduce the size of your website’s files, making it faster and more efficient for users. If you’re using WP Rocket as your caching plugin, you can easily turn on GZIP compression with just a few clicks.
Step 1: Log in to Your WordPress Dashboard
The first step is to log in to your WordPress dashboard. Once you’re logged in, navigate to the WP Rocket settings page by clicking on “Settings” and then “WP Rocket” in the left-hand menu.
Step 2: Enable GZIP Compression
On the WP Rocket settings page, you’ll see a section labeled “GZIP Compression.” Click on the “Enable GZIP Compression” button to turn it on. You can also adjust the compression level and exclude certain files from being compressed if necessary.
Step 3: Save Your Changes
Once you’ve made your changes, be sure to save them by clicking on the “Save Changes” button at the bottom of the page. This will apply your settings and enable GZIP compression for your website.
Turning on GZIP compression with WP Rocket is a simple process that can have a big impact on your website’s performance. By reducing the size of your files, you can make your site faster and more efficient for users, which can lead to higher engagement and better search engine rankings.