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Apache Directives for .htaccess

Here is a list of the Apache Directives you can use in the .htaccess file.

AddCharSet:
Maps the given filename extensions to the specified content charset.
AddEncoding:
Maps the given filename extensions to the specified encoding type.
AddHandler:
Maps the given filenames extension to a specific handler name.
AddLanguage:
Maps the given filename extension to the specified content language.
AddType:
Maps the given filename extension onto a specified content type.
DefaultLanguage:
Tells Apache that all files in the directive’s scope that don’t have an explicit language extension should be considered to be in the specified MIME-lang language.
ForceType:
Forces all matching files to be served as a specific content type.
RemoveEncoding:
Removes any encoding associations for files with the given extensions.
RemoveHandler:
Removes any handler associations for files with given extensions.
RemoveType:
Removes any MIME type associations for files with the given extensions.
SetHandler:
Forces all matching files to be parsed through a specific handler.

Here are some Apache Directives you cannot use in a shared environment. These will require a VPS or Dedicated Server plan.

  • RewriteMap