What is Leverage Browser Caching & How to Fix Leverage Browser Caching With .htaccess File ?

What is Leverage Browser Caching ?

Browser caching stores webpage resource files on a local computer when a user visits a webpage. “Leveraging” browser caching is when a webmaster has instructed browsers how their resources should be dealt with.

How to Fix Leverage Browser Caching With .htaccess File ?

Create a .htaccess file with following code or insert this code in your .htaccess file. I will fix your leverage browser caching issue except 3rd part website.

# Enable Compression
<IfModule mod_deflate.c>
 AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE application/javascript
 AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE application/rss+xml
 AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE application/vnd.ms-fontobject
 AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE application/x-font
 AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE application/x-font-opentype
 AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE application/x-font-otf
 AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE application/x-font-truetype
 AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE application/x-font-ttf
 AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE application/x-javascript
 AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE application/xhtml+xml
 AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE application/xml
 AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE font/opentype
 AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE font/otf
 AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE font/ttf
 AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE image/svg+xml
 AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE image/x-icon
 AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/css
 AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/html
 AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/javascript
 AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/plain
</IfModule>
<IfModule mod_gzip.c>
 mod_gzip_on Yes
 mod_gzip_dechunk Yes
 mod_gzip_item_include file .(html?|txt|css|js|php|pl)$
 mod_gzip_item_include handler ^cgi-script$
 mod_gzip_item_include mime ^text/.*
 mod_gzip_item_include mime ^application/x-javascript.*
 mod_gzip_item_exclude mime ^image/.*
 mod_gzip_item_exclude rspheader ^Content-Encoding:.*gzip.*
</IfModule>

# Leverage Browser Caching
<IfModule mod_expires.c>
 ExpiresActive On
 ExpiresByType image/jpg "access 1 year"
 ExpiresByType image/jpeg "access 1 year"
 ExpiresByType image/gif "access 1 year"
 ExpiresByType image/png "access 1 year"
 ExpiresByType text/css "access 1 month"
 ExpiresByType text/html "access 1 month"
 ExpiresByType application/pdf "access 1 month"
 ExpiresByType text/x-javascript "access 1 month"
 ExpiresByType application/x-shockwave-flash "access 1 month"
 ExpiresByType image/x-icon "access 1 year"
 ExpiresDefault "access 1 month"
</IfModule>
<IfModule mod_headers.c>
 <filesmatch "\.(ico|flv|jpg|jpeg|png|gif|css|swf)$">
 Header set Cache-Control "max-age=2678400, public"
 </filesmatch>
 <filesmatch "\.(html|htm)$">
 Header set Cache-Control "max-age=7200, private, must-revalidate"
 </filesmatch>
 <filesmatch "\.(pdf)$">
 Header set Cache-Control "max-age=86400, public"
 </filesmatch>
 <filesmatch "\.(js)$">
 Header set Cache-Control "max-age=2678400, private"
 </filesmatch>
</IfModule>

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