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    How can Apache ignore file extensions?


    Hello;

    How can server ignore file extensions, eg, after enabling MultiViews option?

    Please explain if you can.

    Thank you
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    Moved from PHP


    Please try to find more appropriate forums for your non-PHP questions. This one is clearly about Apache.


    Content Negotiation - MultiViews
    The effect of MultiViews is as follows: if the server receives a request for /some/dir/foo, if /some/dir has MultiViews enabled, and /some/dir/foo does not exist, then the server reads the directory looking for files named foo.*, and effectively fakes up a type map which names all those files, assigning them the same media types and content-encodings it would have if the client had asked for one of them by name. It then chooses the best match to the client's requirements.

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