Here is a quick tip to improve your website performance score (as measured by YSlow). It takes literally less then 5 minutes to implement.
Add these lines to your .htaccess file:
What this does is adds far expires header (make sure mod_expires is loaded in your apache config if you have problems) to your static content (images, js, css), turns off ETag headers and compresses files sent to the browser (also saving your bandwidth bill).
This will improve your score by at least a full grade, if not more.
Of course, improving YSlow grade will be just a side effect - your site will feel much quicker for browsing.
Feel free to post your YSlow results in comments before and after applying this tip.
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