Can I configure MIME types on my Linux Hosting Account?
You can configure MIME types on your Linux hosting account using a .htaccess file. When you configure MIME types in your .htaccess file, you associate file types with a specific application or action.
AddType specified you are adding a new mime type (file type).
application/x-shockwave-flash is the actual mime parameter specs.
swf is the extension of the file type.
NOTE: HTML and PHP MIME types can only be modified on hosting accounts running Hosting Configuration 2.0 and above. For information about upgrading to Hosting Configuration 2.0, see How do I upgrade my hosting account to run Hosting Configuration 2.0?
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