Tag: ETags

ETAGs vs Expire Headers

When it come to optimization of a site or web-server, ETAGs and Expiry headers are the two main things you should be looking at. ETAGs and Expiry headers will be used to understand by the client whether to fetch the latest file or not, but still there is a difference between these two and are used at different scenarios.

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Configure or Remove ETags in Apache/HTTP

There are various steps you can perform to optimize your site. One of them is to put some sort of cache/expiry mechanism so that if some client visits your site the second time then they need not to download the whole data, instead of that they just need to download the data which is changed respective of their last visit.…

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