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Technologies > Site Elements > Compression

Usage of Compression for websites

This report shows the usage statistics of Compression on the web. See technologies overview for explanations on the methodologies used in the surveys. Our reports are updated daily.

Compression is used by 70.8% of all the websites.

Subcategories of Compression

This diagram shows the percentages of websites using various subcategories of Compression.

How to read the diagram:
Gzip Compression is used by 98.9% of all the websites who use Compression.

Gzip Compression
98.9%
Deflate Compression
1.1%
W3Techs.com, 27 February 2017
Percentages of websites using various subcategories of Compression
Note: a website may use more than one subcategory of Compression

Historical trend

This diagram shows the historical trend in the percentage of websites using Compression.
Our dedicated trend survey shows more site elements usage and market share trends.Historical trends in the usage of Compression

Market position

This diagram shows the market position of Compression in terms of popularity and traffic compared to the most popular site elements.
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Market position of Compression

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Technology Brief
Compression
Category: Site Elements
Compression of web pages reduces the size of the files that are transferred over the internet.
Website: w3.org/...




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