mod_pagespeed Now Out of Beta, Already Used by Over 120,000 Sites

mod_pagespeed, which was launched in beta in 2010 -- has now taken off the Beta label. Google notes, that over 120,000 sites are already using mod_pagespeed to improve the performance of their web pages using the latest techniques and trends in optimization."The product is used worldwide by individual sites, and is also offered by hosting […]

mod_pagespeed, which was launched in beta in 2010 -- has now taken off the Beta label. Google notes, that over 120,000 sites are already using mod_pagespeed to improve the performance of their web pages using the latest techniques and trends in optimization.

"The product is used worldwide by individual sites, and is also offered by hosting providers, such as DreamHost, Go Daddy and content delivery networks like EdgeCast," Google stated in a blog post.

For those now aware, "mod_pagespeed is an open-source Apache HTTP server module that automatically applies web performance best practices to pages, and associated assets (CSS, JavaScript, images) without requiring that you modify your existing content or workflow."

Features include:

  • Automatic website and asset optimization
  • Latest web optimization techniques
  • 40+ configurable optimization filters
  • Free, open-source, and frequently updated
  • Deployed by individual sites, hosting providers, CDN's

To learn more about mod_pagespeed and how to incorporate it in your site, watch the video below, and visit the mod_pagespeed product page:

Update: Google Reseller API launhces today let you integrate and automate components of the Google Apps reseller tools into your own customer and sales systems. "This new API supports Google Apps for Business, Google Drive storage, and Google Apps Vault," Google wrote.

Here's what you can do using the API, without even having to sign into the reseller tools: "Add new customer accounts; Transfer customers; and View customer subscription information."

To learn more about the Reseller API, visit the Developer's Guide in the Google APIs Console.