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Is Itch.io still not providing Gzip support?

A topic by Arknostik created Aug 02, 2017 Views: 288 Replies: 2
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I've been looking for publishing HTML5 games using gzip but I couldn't figure out how to do it with Itch.io, so I've done some research and came across this Issue #394 from April 14th 2016 :


Is it not possible yet? I've put a game using gzip files and I get errors that the webserver does not provide the headers needed.


Sorry, we haven't had a chance to patch our zip extracting service yet. I'll try to prioritize it.


Thanks for the reply leafo. I really want to use Itch.io as a platform for distributing my games and I'm having to be really careful with development so I can maintain my games in an accessible range. I know I can switch to another engine, (I'm currently using UE4 that has an experimental pipeline for HTML5), but I've invested a lot on it and I'm giving it a try. Enabling Gzip could really help the UE4 community as the files get really compressed.

Thank you the intention to try and prioritize it, it really means a lot :D
I'm always following the platform and love it!