The Gzip Compression Test is a tool that can let you checks whether gzip compression is enabled on the web server hosting your website.
After connecting to web server from inputed url, this tool will display whether gzip is enabled. Also, if gzip is enabled, this tool will provides additional details regarding the effectiveness of the compression and the actual savings in bandwidth for the specified page.
What is GZIP compression?
GZIP is a file format and a software application used for file compression and decompression.
GZIP compression reduces the size of pages (HTML/CSS/JS) in the web server before they are sent to the site visitor’s browser. This saves a lot of traffic and makes pages load and display much faster.
・Checks whether gzip compression is enabled on the web server hosting your website
・Check actual savings in bandwidth for the specified page, if gzip compression is enabled.