April 16, 2014

Apache with mod_pagespeed on CentOS 5.5

mod_pagespeed is an open-source Apache module that automatically optimizes web pages and resources on them. It does this by rewriting the resources using filters that implement web performance best practices.

Read more http://code.google.com/speed/page-speed/docs/module.html

This tutorial will show you how to install Apache with mod_pagespeed on CentOS 5.5.

Let’s begin.

# yum install yum-priorities

# yum install httpd

Add the mod_pagespeed YUM repository

# vi /etc/yum.repos.d/mod-pagespeed.repo

CentOS 5.5 32 Bit

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[mod-pagespeed]
name=mod-pagespeed
baseurl=http://dl.google.com/linux/mod-pagespeed/rpm/stable/i386
enabled=1
gpgcheck=0

CentOS 5.5 64 Bit

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[mod-pagespeed]
name=mod-pagespeed
baseurl=http://dl.google.com/linux/mod-pagespeed/rpm/stable/x86_64
enabled=1
gpgcheck=0

Now lets install mod_pagespeed

# yum install mod-pagespeed-beta

Done! All that is left is to read more about using mod_pagespeed, its configuration and configuring handlers at Using mod_pagespeed