Apache Module: Brotli


Last modified: September 28, 2020

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:

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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 in the /etc/apache2/conf.d/brotli.conf file. For more configuration information, read Apache’s mod_brotli documentation.

How to install or uninstall the module

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 

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