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Instant Nginx Starter by Martin Fjordvald

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While nginx at the core is designed to be a standard reverse proxy and HTTP web server, we can take it much further and use nginx as a central part in our toolchain, if we look into some of the more esoteric modules as well as the ones not included in the default compile. Thankfully, these modules are very often included in the binary packages provided by repositories, so regardless of which method was used to install nginx, they should be available for us to play with.

Compressing site assets is one of the most important methods to optimize the perceived load time of a first time visitor, and even for subsequent page loads when compressing the HTML backend response.

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Gzipping the JavaScript, CSS, and ...

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