Disable compression on images

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GZIP is great and helps to reduce the size of text based resources and responses by a large percentage.

There are exceptions though, images being one of them. Images are already in a compressed format such as gif,jpg or png. Meaning that attempting to run GZIP or any of the common compression algorithms on images is a waste of processing power from your server.

How do I fix this ?

Disable GZIP on image files served by your hosts.


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