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How to create and manage MIME types

September 10, 2019

How Nexcess clients on physical (non-cloud) accounts can customize MIME types and associated extensions.

Follow the steps below to add your own custom MIME types and associated extensions.

  1. Log in to your SiteWorx account.

  2. On the main menu, click Hosting Features > Htaccess.

  3. In either Global Directory Options or Per Directory Options, select Edit.

  4. In the MIME -Type section, click Add.

  5. in the MIME-Type field, enter the MIME type you want to use for the given extensions. You can type more than one extension in the Extensions field, separated by either spaces or commas.

    ATTENTION: MIME types must be in the following format: /.

  6. Click Save.


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Jason Dobry