Installing Gzip on Nginx Server

How to Configure Gzip Compression on Nginx Server

If you’re familiar with Nginx this configuration will be a breeze. All you have to do is open your nginx.conf file and add the following code in the http section.

http {


 # Gzip Settings

gzip on;
 gzip_disable "msie6";
 gzip_min_length 1100;
 gzip_buffers 4 32k;
 gzip_types text/plain application/x-javascript text/xml text/css;
 gzip_vary on;



Here’s another article to reference for more verbose instructions.