How can I define MIME types on my Linux/Apache based site?

If you are finding there is a MIME Type that is not defined, you can define this via your .htaccess. The code you need to add is:

AddType MIMETYPE .extension

So for example, to add the MIME type for a QuickTime *.MOV or *.QT file you would do:

AddType video/quicktime .qt .mov

For a very extensive list of what MIME Type Apache supports, please review:

Note: The following link may not be fully formatted correctly for the .htaccess

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