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Overview

The mod_brotli Apache module provides compression for the Apache HTTP server.

Usage

This module can increase the loading speed and security of your web pages. 

Important:

If you install this module, it applies to all virtual hosts.

Requirements

This module requires EasyApache 4, a secure (https) connection, and Apache 2.4.  

Compatibility

This module possesses no known compatibility issues.

Configuration

cPanel & WHM sets the following configuration settings for the mod_brotli Apache module by default:

AddOutputFilterByType BROTLI_COMPRESS text/plain text/css text/html application/json application/javascript application/x-javascript text/xml application/xml application/xml+rss text/javascript
SetOutputFilter BROTLI_COMPRESS
SetEnvIfNoCase Request_URI \.(?:gif|jpe?g|png)$ no-brotli

You can edit the mod_brotli Apache module's .conf file at the following location:

/etc/apache2/conf.d/brotli.conf


For more configuration information, read Apache's mod_brotli documentation

How to install or uninstall mod_brotli

In the interface

The easiest way to install or uninstall the mod_brotli Apache module is to use WHM's EasyApache 4 interface (WHM >> Home >> Software >> EasyApache 4). 

On the command line

To install the  mod_brotli Apache module in EasyApache 4, run the following command on the command line:

yum install ea-apache24-mod_brotli 


To uninstall the mod_brotli Apache module in EasyApache 4, run the following command on the command line: 

yum remove ea-apache24-mod_brotli

Additional documentation