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Compress

Compressing the Response before Sending it to the Client

Compress

The Compress middleware enables the gzip compression.

Configuration Examples

# Enable gzip compression
labels:
  - "traefik.http.middlewares.test-compress.compress=true"
# Enable gzip compression
apiVersion: traefik.containo.us/v1alpha1
kind: Middleware
metadata:
  name: test-compress
spec:
  compress: {}
"labels": {
  "traefik.http.middlewares.test-compress.compress": "true"
}
# Enable gzip compression
labels:
  - "traefik.http.middlewares.test-compress.compress=true"
# Enable gzip compression
[http.middlewares]
  [http.middlewares.test-compress.compress]
# Enable gzip compression
http:
  middlewares:
    test-compress:
      compress: {}

Info

Responses are compressed when:

  • The response body is larger than 1400 bytes.
  • The Accept-Encoding request header contains gzip.
  • The response is not already compressed, i.e. the Content-Encoding response header is not already set.