In the meanwhile Google introduced a new technology called PageSpeed.
What is Google PageSpeed ?
- Automatic website and asset optimization
- Latest web optimization techniques
- 40+ configurable optimization filters
- Free, open-source, and frequently updated
- Deployed by individual sites, hosting providers, CDNs
How does PageSpeed speed up web-sites?
PageSpeed ships with a set of core filters designed to safely optimize the content of your site without affecting the look or behavior of your site. In addition, it provides a number of more advanced filters which can be turned on by the site owner to gain higher performance improvements.
PageSpeed can be deployed and customized for individual web sites, as well as being used by large hosting providers and CDNs to help their users improve performance of their sites, lower the latency of their pages, and decrease bandwidth usage.
Check various filter type can be used by google pagespeed : http://www.modpagespeed.com/
Google PageSpeed Module
Google PageSpeed can used with different webserver like Apache, Nginx, IIS, Google Web. Also there are some opensource script to install google pagespeed with popular webhosting control panel cPanel.
How to use google pagespeed with Apache, Nginx & other popular webserver ?
Google have excellent documentation on How to install Google PageSpeed with apache, nginx
PageSpeed Apache Installation Guide – https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/module/build_mod_pagespeed_from_source
Pagespeed Nginx Installation Guide – https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/module/build_ngx_pagespeed_from_source
PageSpeed cPanel – Easyapache Installation Guide – https://github.com/pagespeed/cpanel