Installing mod_pagespeed module for CPanel/WHM

mod_pagespeed is available to download and install as an EasyApache Custom Module.

  • Clone the installation scripts onto your CPanel server:
$> /usr/local/cpanel/3rdparty/bin/git clone https://github.com/pagespeed/cpanel.git /tmp/pagespeed/
  • Create Speed.pm.tar.gz
$> cd /tmp/pagespeed/Easy
$> tar -zcvf Speed.pm.tar.gz pagespeed
$> mkdir -p /var/cpanel/easy/apache/custom_opt_mods/Cpanel/Easy
$> mv Speed.pm Speed.pm.tar.gz -t /var/cpanel/easy/apache/custom_opt_mods/Cpanel/Easy/
$> cd && rm -rf /tmp/pagespeed
  1. Login into your cPanel WHM > EasyApache and look for “mod_pagespeed” option. Alternatively, you can run the easyapache installer from command line (/scripts/easyapache). Rebuild the Apache server, reboot it, and you’re good to go!

Configuring mod_pagespeed

The installation script will copy a default pagespeed.conf file into /usr/local/apache/conf/ on your server. Please consult the following pages to customize your configuration:

For example of the different filters in action and detailed documentation for each, please see modpagespeed.com

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