If the client didn’t specifically request a particular form Apache will use the form given by the AddEncoding directive. To make this. The Apache mime module offers two options: AddType and AddEncoding. Both options are used in a similar way meaning that both react on. Specifically, you need to enable MultiViews with the Options directive and you need to specify your encoding types with the AddEncoding directive.

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The AddCharset directive maps the given filename extensions to the specified content charset the Internet registered name for a given character encoding. Files with multiple extensions AddHandler Syntax: Is the only solution really a script that does this on the fly? When present, its value indicates what additional content codings have been applied to the entity-body, and thus what decoding mechanisms must be applied in order to obtain the media-type referenced by the Content-Type header field.

Maps filename extensions to the filters that will process responses from the server Syntax: The extension argument is case insensitive and can be specified with or without a leading dot. Stay ahead with the world’s most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

RemoveType directives are processed after any AddType directives, so it is possible they may undo the effects of the latter if both occur within the same directory configuration. This will cause filenames containing the. My last edit to my question was close, but not close enough. Files with Multiple Extensions Files can have more than one extension; the order of the extensions is normally irrelevant.


Apache Module mod_mime

That’s probably viewed as a security feature, although frankly executing data that’s supposed to be JavaScript code when it really is something else will fail quickly with no security issue.

For example, to activate CGI scripts with the file extension. Maps the given filename extensions to the specified encoding type Syntax: Maps filename extensions to the filters that will process client asdencoding Syntax: Vivien 1 8.

The AddLanguage directive is more useful for content negotiationwhere the server returns one from several documents based on the client’s language preference. If you install the MIME module, it will attempt encode data properly for the most general case, but not all cases. Filename extensions that are only associated using the AddHandlerAddInputFilter or AddOutputFilter apacue may be included or excluded from matching by using the MultiviewsMatch directive.

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Empty lines are there for completeness of the mime. The AddType directive maps the given filename extensions onto the specified content type. That’s exactly the workaround I came up with myself, after sleeping on it.

According to the documentation for ExtFilterDefine, you should be able to activate the filter using the environment variable, without using Appache.

It is recommended that new media types be added using the AddType directive rather than changing the TypesConfig file. To convey this further information, Apache optionally sends a Content-Language header, to specify the language that the document is in, and can append additional information onto the Content-Type header to indicate the particular character set that should be used to correctly render the information. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.

This mapping is merged over any already in force, overriding any mappings that already exist for the same extension.


AddOutputFilter is only available in Apache 2. Z will be treated as being a compressed English document as will the document xxxx. The file contains lines in the format of the arguments to an AddType directive: An example of its use might be:. I am afraid MultiViews will not work as expected: This mapping is added to any already in force, overriding any mappings that already exist for the same extension. For resources other than static files, where the generator of the response typically specifies a Content-Type, this directive has no effect.

They expect to see actual GZIP files, but I want to do this on-the-fly without caching this is a test scenario.

Apache module mod_mime

Available in Apache 2. Content-Encoding is qddencoding used to allow a document to be compressed without losing the identity of its underlying media type.

Old clients expect x-gzip and x-compresshowever the standard dictates that they’re equivalent to gzip and compress respectively. Associates the requested filename’s extensions with the file’s behavior handlers and filters and content mime-type, language, character set and encoding Status: AddHandler is only available in Apache 1.

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The Content-Encoding entity-header field is used as a modifier to the media-type. AddInputFilter is only available in Apache 2.

When placed into an. Files with multiple extensions AddLanguage Syntax: Files with multiple extensions DefaultLanguage Syntax: