WordPress is one of the most popular and widely used blogging platforms using which a plethora of blogs and websites have been created and are being created on daily basis. The biggest reason for its humongous success is actually the fact that it allows for easy customization of your blog/website’s look, feel and functionality easily and quickly just by using a nice looking and suitable theme and plugins.
This tutorial explains how you add Expires headers to your .htaccess file. This will help you improve the performance of your website, based on Google’s recommended performance guidelines.
If you use WAMP (www.wampserver.com) to develop websites on a local PC, then you probably don’t need to enable gzip (server-side file compression to reduce the amount of data transferred when a web page is requested).