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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Then the document xxxx. For example, to activate CGI scripts with the file extension “. RemoveInputFilter is only available in Apache 2.

Files with Multiple Extensions Files can have more than one extension, and the order of the extensions is normally irrelevant. If multiple language assignments are made for the same extension, the last one encountered is the one that is used. An example of its use might be: I’m sure it worked at the time, and I’m sure I didn’t delete the original files.

Z will be treated as being a compressed English document. This file sets the default list of mappings from filename extensions to content types. Care should be taken when a file with multiple extensions gets associated with both a MIME-type and a handler. AddHandler cgi-script cgi Once that has been put into your srm. This mapping is added to any already in force, overriding any mappings that already exist for the same extension.


AddEncoding x-compress Z AddLanguage en. The AddCharset directive is useful for both to inform the client about the character encoding of the document so that the document can be interpreted and displayed appropriately, and for content negotiationwhere the server returns one from several documents based on the client’s charset preference. That is, it does not expect JavaScript to be compressed.

The doc says as much.

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Mime-enc is the mime encoding to use for documents ending in extension. I want to gzip the files beforehand rather than compressing them every time they are requested. RemoveHandler extension [ extension ] The file contains lines in the format of the arguments to an AddType addencpding. For example, the following configuration will process all. File-path is relative to the ServerRoot.

Module mod_mime

For example, if the. Apache does content-encoding comparisons by ignoring any leading x. The AddLanguage directive maps the given filename extension to the specified content language. AddType and AddEncoding Both options are used in a similar way meaning that both react on file extensions.

I’ve been using Drupal for a while and only now started to notice a problem with the cache of JavaScript code. Although the content language is reported to the client, the browser is unlikely to use this information.

Once that has been put into your httpd. Files with multiple extensions See also: The truth is that the default is to use the system 1 MIME type. Vivien 1 8. Files with multiple extensions ForceType Syntax: Associates the requested filename’s extensions with the file’s behavior handlers and filters and content mime-type, language, character set and encoding.


Apachee example, the following configuration will allow handlers and filters to participate in Multviews, but will exclude unknown files:. I don’t think you’re going to save much though; with modern web servers, the cost of compressing the content on the fly is negligible. For example, if the. With Safari, you learn the way you learn best.

Charset, Content-Type, Language, or Encoding. The filter argument is case-insensitive. RemoveCharset is only available in Apache 2. Defines a default language-tag to be sent in the Content-Language header field for all resources in the current context that have not been assigned a language-tag by some other means.

This information is sent in HTTP messages containing that content and used in content negotiation when selecting alternatives, such that the user’s preferences are respected when choosing one of several possible contents to serve.

My files compressed in 38 seconds, so it’s worth doing to save every byte possible in bandwidth aedencoding download time.