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    Gzip compression vanished?

    Hi Guys,
    have a wordpress website and had enabled gzip compression on it via the HTACESS file.
    Code was:
    # compress text, html, javascript, css, xml:
    AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/plain
    AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/html
    AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/xml
    AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/css
    AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE application/xml
    AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE application/xhtml+xml
    AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE application/rss+xml
    AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE application/javascript
    AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE application/x-javascript
    AddType x-font/otf .otf
    AddType x-font/ttf .ttf
    AddType x-font/eot .eot
    AddType x-font/woff .woff
    AddType image/x-icon .ico
    AddType image/png .png

    For some odd reason, this code is no longer being read and compression is no longer enabled. It was enabled for over a month or 2 so
    i am not sure what happened? Have used other codes to no luck.
    I did try a gzip plugin, and it enabled compression to some extent, but could not compress the robots.txt file.

    has anybody encountered this? should i have a chat to my host ?

    Your advice appreciated
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    If it was originally working and then stopped, there is a good chance that your hosting company changes something in the server for it not to work any longer.|

    I would contact your hosting company and ask them. I cannot remember exactly, but sometimes something needs to be done to the server to get it to read it again.

    They will likely be able to tell you why

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