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Is there any way to enable gzip and/or HTTP/2 on an https site with Webfaction? All the topics I can find on gzip are over a year old, and let's encrypt has made SSL much more common.

asked 16 Sep '16, 23:51

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So... still no way to speed up HTTPS sites on Webfaction?

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answered 20 Sep '16, 07:23

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At this time, no. However, we're looking into ways to resolve that.

(20 Sep '16, 16:12) seanf ♦♦ seanf's gravatar image

compression on HTTP has been disabled due to the BREACH vulnerability. It is expected this vulnerability will not be patched, because it has been removed in APACHE 2.

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answered 17 Sep '16, 03:55

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Yes I saw numerous posts about BREACH and was checking if there were any new developments as most posts were years old.

Some hosts have implemented Brotli compression and also support HTTP/2, but I don't know if Webfaction has any plans for speeding up HTTPS sites.

(19 Sep '16, 22:12) primalco primalco's gravatar image

You can now selectively enable and disable gzip compression for HTTPS websites via our control panel at:

https://my.webfaction.com/websites

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