Compression

How to test if a website supports Brotli or Gzip compression

Optimizing a web server and its content can be done using brotli and gzip compression. This article shows a few ways to test if everything is working as expected.

Summary of How to test if a website supports Brotli or Gzip compression

After migrating this blog to Hugo we performed some optimization steps to ensure it is as quick as possible. Pages are slim and small in size, but still can be compressed. Normally we would do this on the end of the web server, by enabling dynamic compression. So each time a client requested a compressed page, the web server would compress is and send over the data. This time we turned things around.

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