What is Leverage Browser Caching?
When you first a visite website and the first time the website takes a few seconds to load in the browser. But second time when you revisit in this site that time quickly and easily loads in your browser. The more data have on your website then you will get more server request. Website data should be more lightweight but you will need to fix leverage browser caching on your WordPress site.
Why is it important or how to check leverage browser caching?
The main reason why browser caching is most important if you reduce the load on your server, for user reduces load time. We suggest & using Google Page Inside or Pingdom website speed test tools. Copy your website link put the google page inside or Pingdom website speed tools if google page inside then clicks ANALYZE and Pingdom click start test.
Google Page Inside result
Pingdom Speed Test
How to Fix Leverage Browser Caching WordPress in with htaccess File
Now we want to show you fix leverage browser caching WordPress site. We can do this in two ways Cpanel method or FTP method (like Filezilla, WinSCP, Transmet) we use FileZilla. First login your Cpanel.
Go to the file manager
Now open the file manager directory then top corner right side settings just click here and check this Show Hidden Files (dotfiles) save.
Then you will see all dot & hidden files in between download an only .htaccess file. If you use FileZilla just put your all FTP information in FileZilla then got to public_html >> .htaccess drag and download it.
If download complete .htaccess file open in any code editor and I will add some code for leverage browser caching and do not delete htaccess default code.
# Leverage Browser Caching
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 application/x-shockwave-flash "access 1 month"
ExpiresByType image/x-icon "access 1 year"
ExpiresDefault "access 1 month"
Header set Cache-Control "max-age=2678400, public"
Header set Cache-Control "max-age=7200, private, must-revalidate"
Header set Cache-Control "max-age=86400, public"
Header set Cache-Control "max-age=2678400, private"
Now we are adding leverage browser caching fixing code and re-upload .htaccess file. Furthermore, We are rechecking Pingdom tool here is no leverage browser caching.