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Make Browsers Cache Static Files With mod_expire On Lighttpd (Debian Squeeze)

Mar 25, 2011, 16:07 (0 Talkback[s])
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[ Thanks to Falko Timme for this link. ]

"This tutorial explains how you can configure Lighttpd 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. This saves bandwidth and makes your web site appear faster (if a user visits your site for a second time, static files will be fetched from the browser cache). This tutorial was written for Debian Squeeze.

"I do not issue any guarantee that this will work for you!"

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