Often to improve the speed of your website or blog, there are several aspects that you could tweak to improve the loading speed. One of the such a key aspect is leveraging browser caching for you WordPress blog or website. Even if you are running WordPress or a different CMS or even be it a static website, on your web server you can create a .htaccess file and place the below code to enable browser caching.
To explain a little further, by leveraging browser caching on WordPress blog, you can reduce the number of HTTP requests that the server requires in order to process the page.
This practice, reduces the page load time further by caching static elements of the website like images, CSS, PDF, Java script files etc. Simply paste the below code at the top of the .htaccess file and save it to enable browser caching. (more…)