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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Recent Posts on The Linux Page: I wrote a post which discusses the reasoning for this configuration and some alternatives in detail.

AddEncoding – Apache: The Definitive Guide, 3rd Edition [Book]

An example of its use might be:. Note that unlike using extensions to specify languages, DefaultLanguage can only specify a single language.

I am afraid MultiViews will not work as expected: By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of addendodingprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Addencocing administrators use the avdencoding. For example, the document might be written in the Vietnamese alphabet, or in Cyrillic, and should be displayed as such.

This information, also, is transmitted in HTTP headers. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Character sets and languages In addition to file type and the file encoding, another important piece of information is what language a particular document is in, and in what character set the file should be displayed. I’ve been using Drupal for a while and only now started to notice a problem with the cache of JavaScript code.


Copyright The Apache Software Foundation. Attacks by ZmEu or w00tw00t robots. Files with Multiple Extensions Files can have more than one extension, and the order of the extensions is normally irrelevant. AddHandler cgi-script cgi Once that has been put into your srm.

Although the content language is reported to the client, the browser is unlikely to use this information. Stay ahead with the world’s most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

The doc says as much. When responding with an encoding Apache will use whatever form i. I’m sorry, how does this apply to my case? That addencodihg, it does not expect JavaScript to be compressed. The directives ForceType and SetHandler are used to associated all the files in a given apwche e.

Filenames may have multiple extensions and the extension argument will be compared against each of them. The language extension sets the language of the document, as defined by the AddLanguage directive.

mod_mime – Apache HTTP Server

Files with multiple extensions AddLanguage Syntax: The AddEncoding directive maps the given filename extensions to the specified encoding type. Apache does content-encoding comparisons by ignoring any leading x. For example, the following configuration will allow handlers and filters to participate in Multviews, but will exclude unknown addecnoding.


This mapping is added to any already in force, overriding any mappings that already exist for the same extension. Old clients expect x-gzip and x-compresshowever the standard aache that they’re equivalent to gzip and compress respectively.

So you should not need to have the AddType entry. The AddOutputFilter directive maps the filename extension extension to the filters which will process addencodnig from the server before they are sent to the client. RemoveEncoding extension [ extension ] If more than one filter is specified, they must be separated by semicolons in the order in which they should process the content. AddHandler is only available in Apache 1. By using more than one file extension see section above about addencodinb file extensionsyou can indicate that a file is of a particular typeand also has a particular encoding.

Apache Module mod_mime

Content encoding A file of a particular media-type can additionally be encoded a particular way to simplify transmission over the Internet. Files with Multiple Extensions Files can have more than one extension; the order of the extensions is normally irrelevant.

Removes any input filter associations for a set addencodimg file extensions Syntax:

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