If Not True Then False

cURL Tip: Check that the Apache Compression (gzip, deflate) is Working - Comment Page: 1

This is a quick method with using cURL to check that Apache Compression with mod_gzip and mod_deflate is working. Only the remote server headers are needed. Check that the Apache Compression is Working Get headers curl -I -H 'Accept-Encoding: gzip,deflate' http://www.if-not-true-then-false.com -I option which will make just HEAD request to server and get headers. -H option add...
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oxtan

using GET from libwww-perl accomplishes the same:

$ GET -Used -H ‘Accept-Encoding: gzip,deflate’ http://www.if-not-true-then-false.com
GET http://www.if-not-true-then-false.com
Accept-Encoding: gzip,deflate
User-Agent: lwp-request/5.827 libwww-perl/5.833

200 OK
Connection: close
Date: Fri, 21 Jun 2013 14:08:58 GMT
Server: cloudflare-nginx
Vary: Accept-Encoding
Content-Encoding: gzip
Content-Type: text/html; charset=UTF-8
CF-RAY: 821461943d802fe
Client-Date: Fri, 21 Jun 2013 14:08:58 GMT
Client-Peer: 108.162.205.105:80
Client-Response-Num: 1
Client-Transfer-Encoding: chunked
Set-Cookie: __cfduid=df093f70060aed36cb454e9167973aa341371823737; expires=Mon, 23-Dec-2019 23:50:00 GMT; path=/; domain=.if-not-true-then-false.com
X-CF-Powered-By: WP 1.3.9
X-Pingback: http://www.if-not-true-then-false.com/xmlrpc.php
X-Powered-By: PHP/5.4.16

PS: your WP version seems a bit old, but I do not know anything about WP, just checked their site and as of 21 june 2013, the latest advertised is 3.5.1 and there is quite a big fat warning about the rest not being safe to use.

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JR

Hi oxtan,

Yes this is one method to get same info, thanks for sharing.

Actually this WP 1.3.9 have nothing to do with WordPress version…it just CloudFlare plugin version. :)

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Felipe

With the generic cUrl, you have to write the string double quoted.
“www.mywebsite.com”

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