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Cheating YSlow

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Just stumbled upon a blog of an “optimizer” who’s cheating YSlow with config below.

This will increase your YSLOW Score – Happy Tweaking

Apache

Header set X-CDN  "WCWS Internet Inc"
Header set X-Powered-By "TDINX"
Header unset Pragma

Nginx

add_header "X-CDN" "WCWS Internet Inc";
add_header "ETag" "";
add_header "Pragma" "public";

Well, if that makes his clients happy – I assume I am more than right about people chasing scores and not real performance. More insight on my old post that is explaining how GtMetrix and PageSpeed Insights suck

And this “optimizer” guy is charging people $1K to get Magento optimized. WTF! 😀

If you need any assistance from me speeding up your Magento, Drop me a line, I charge flat $1,000 and trust me it takes a lot of time and effort…

We advise you to check out our performance checklists for Magento 1 and Magento 2.

If you happen to be not technical enough, we offer professional Magento 2 server setup at $150 only, which provisions servers using proper tools like Ansible with the perfect server stack of Varnish, Nginx and PHP-FPM.

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