Reduce Wordpress Bandwidth Consumption


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Reduce Wordpress Bandwidth Consumption

Introduction: this small article was brought up in my head when I was reading: “JavaScript Tutorial for Dummies”. But, after reading I got pretty bored and wrote this article!

This tutorial will help you to reduce your Wordpress monthly bandwidth by 35% or more.
It will also depends if you have “htaccess + rewrite” enabled and GZip module enabled.
However, this script will only compress php files and formats…

1.] Login to your Cpanel and backup your SQL database and your header.php file.

2.] Download notepad++ from the original author or from a mirror and install the software.

3.] Open a file with Cpanel or download the file and open it with notepad.
But, don’t forget to make a backup!

4.] Copy this code and paste it into “header.php”, which is located in your theme’s directory.

Notes: this script will check whether your browser supports Gzip, if yes, then it send “ob_gzhandler” method which is similar to the other source code: “ob_start” method, which controls the output.

—Copy Source Code—

	if (substr_count($_SERVER['HTTP_ACCEPT_ENCODING'], 'gzip'))

—End Source Code—
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5.] Save the file and check your websites’ performance…

6.] Done!