Better compression of web pages


Take a Look

Once you have finally set up everything, you can check the results at the command line armed with curl. The test checks whether the web server responds to the Accept-Encoding: br request with Content-Encoding: br as desired. Figure 1 shows a successful test with my website.

Figure 1: The author's website supports Brotli, as a server request with curl reveals.


  1. Zopfli:
  2. Brotli:
  3. Browser support for Brotli:
  4. Nginx:
  5. Debian:
  6. Let's Encrypt:
  7. "Let's Encrypt" by Ferdinand Thommes, Linux Pro Magazine , issue 184, March 2016, pg. 40,

The Author

Stefan Wintermeyer is a consultant, trainer, and author. His interests include Ruby on Rails, Phoenix Framework, and web performance. You can find more of his work (in German) at

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