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WP HTTP Compression

This plugin allows your WordPress blog to output pages compressed in gzip format if a browser supports compression. HTTP compression generally mean

7 reviews
Average Rating
1.9 out of 5 stars
Use another one. Breaks update progress view of WP and Plugins
By , for WP 3.9.2

Not updated since 2012, best avoid this, as it breaks the progress of updates, Both Plugings and WP core.

When doing plugin updates the process hangs at downloading and appears never to complete, after a few minutes and you go back to plugins, the plugin has updated but is deactivated.

Simply avoid this anoying problems by not using this plugin, others are available that are more recently maintained.

This plugin should be removed / retired as the author clearly has no interest in it anymore.

The moral of this story is:
Only use plugins that are activley maintained by good developers and where possible pay for the good ones to support them.

Breaks update notification messages
By , for WP 3.9.1

This works, but breaks the WP update progress message system.

You just have to guess when the plugin/wordpress install is complete.

Broke my site
By , for WP 3.9

I activate and this broke my site...

Works but prevents any other plugins being installed afterwards!
By , for WP 3.8.1

It works but I have a big problem in that I can not install any other plugins if this plugin is active!

The problem may be due to a reported conflict with the W3 Total Cache plugin. (I am using both because the gzip functionality in W3 Total Cache doesn't seem to work, but with this plugin the gzip functionality does work.) But even if I disable the W3 Total Cache plugin and enable this plugin, I still cannot install any other plugins.

Excellent!
By , for WP 3.6

Very useful for helping my website load quicker. Many thanks!

Error after activation, easy fix but not worth the effort.
By , for WP 3.4.2

error's across the top, it's not compatible with the current WP version.

Error on missing uri variable on activation
By , for WP 3.4.2

Upon activating the plugin, immediately I receive the error of missing a URI variable.

Tis broke. Deactivated immediately since there are several HTTP Compression plugins out there.

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