Make Browsers Cache Static Files With mod_expires On Apache2 (Debian Squeeze) This tutorial explains how you can configure Apache2 to set the Exp. Enable it with “a2enmod expires” if you’re using Ubuntu or Debian – afterwards restart Apache): mod_expires.c> ExpiresActive on. It might be as simple as missing one keyword that is causing your issue. ## EXPIRES CACHING ## mod_expires.c> ExpiresActive On ExpiresByType.

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Each file type can be set to specific times to expire expirrsbytype cache. I was doing the same thing a couple days ago. No, create an account now.

Make Browsers Cache Static Files With mod_expires On Apache2 (Debian Squeeze)

I hope this helps to answer your question, please let us know if you require any further assistance. You can’t change the properties of those offsite files, except in how you reference them. If cached, the document may be fetched from the cache rather than from the source until this time has passed. Thank you, John-Paul Reply. From the above steps i replicated the issue, Then i enabled the expire and header module.

On a Debian based system e. Southparkfan June 1, It is difficult to provide “best practice” tips, since the preferred settings can differ, based on your specific site setup and needs. We just putting the file in docroot and access through the URL.


If you don’t set your Cache-Control for the HTTP headers, then, you will have a longer wait times when visiting your website. How to disable caching using the. Please note that the mime type for Javascript can vary somewhat depending on the distro and version of Apache used.

We are happy to help, but it is difficult to troubleshoot since there can be many causes. If i wait till the already defined expiration date expired then after that everything works normal and the modification are relfecting as soon as we change from server end.

So, I’m asking whether there are instructions code that I can place in the.

I did sudo a2enmod expires and sudo a2enmod header and they are both enabled Otherwise, the proxy server caching will need to be cleared on a regular basis. It is an excellent article and very helpful. Thank you very much!

How to Add mod_expires to your .htaccess

It should begin as soon as you add the. Stack Overflow works best with JavaScript enabled. If you don’t change the file name, browsers will load the old file from their cache. Any response that has a life span of more than 5 seconds see webperfcache. No script or program we are using. Hello Chris, Thank you for contacting us. 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.


Expiersbytype to password protect a single file with htaccess 27, hits. In what area to look for?

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Using Apache mod_expires to control browser caching

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More explanation o these settings will come later in this article. May 30, For example, if you have a file javascript. Get help with your questions from our community of like-minded hosting users and InMotion Hosting Staff. Any advice would be very appreciated.