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3. Installation > 27. Fix Web Servers to Support Firefox Content

Fix Web Servers to Support Firefox Content

Provide support for the bonus content types that Mozilla technology supports.

Firefox supports more varied content than just that of web pages. In addition to the big world of XUL-based applications, there are a number of configuration and security content types that can be delivered to the browser. This Hack explains how to set up Apache so that all these types are delivered with the right Content-Type. It also explains what to do about broken versions of Internet Explorer.

Configuring Firefox Content Types in Apache

The following MIME types are the ones most commonly used by Firefox. Update your Apache httpd.conf file to include these directives, and then restart httpd or signal it to reread the config files.


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