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How to Solve Leverage Browser Caching Warning in WordPress?

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Leverage Browser Caching refers to the practice of storing static information of a website in the browser of the user. The main reason for the leverage browser caching issue is the absence of appropriate headers on the web server. Such problems can be addressed by adding expires header codes in the .htaccess file.

1) Begin by logging in to cPanel.

2) Navigate to the ‘File Manager’ option within the file section.

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3) Check the box for ‘Show Hidden Files’ and click the “Save” button.

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4) Locate and edit the file named ‘.htaccess’ in the public_html directory.

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5) Insert the following codes into the ‘htaccess’ file.


ExpiresActive On

ExpiresByType image/jpg “access 1 year”

ExpiresByType image/jpeg “access 1 year”

ExpiresByType image/gif “access 1 year”

ExpiresByType image/png “access 1 year”

ExpiresByType text/css “access 1 month”

ExpiresByType application/pdf “access 1 month”

ExpiresByType application/javascript “access 1 month”

ExpiresByType application/x-javascript “access 1 month”

ExpiresByType application/x-shockwave-flash “access 1 month”

ExpiresByType image/x-icon “access 1 year”

ExpiresDefault “access 2 days”


By following these steps, the leverage browser caching warning in WordPress can be successfully resolved.

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