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How to add mime through by Helm

There are 2 MIME types to add. One for .flv extensions and one for .swf extensions.

First add a MIME type for .flv extensions.

1) Log into Helm
2) Click on your domain name
3) Click on the MIME Types icon
4) Click Add New
5) For the extension enter “flv”. NOTE: Do not type in the quotes or the MIME type will not work.
6) For the content type enter “video/x-flv”. NOTE: Do not type in the quotes or the MIME type will not work.
7) Click Save

Next add a MIME type for .swf extensions.

1) Log into Helm
2) Click on your domain name
3) Click on the MIME Types icon
4) Click Add New
5) For the extension enter “swf”
6) For the content type enter “application/x-shockwave-flash”
7) Click Save

Through Server :- Adding .flv MIME type in IIS

1) Select the site to configure in IIS, right click and select “Properties”
2) Under HTTP Headers Tab, select “File Types” under the MIME Map section and select “New Type”
3) Type “.flv” as the associated extension and “video/x-flv” as the content type.
4) Select “OK” and you’re ready to fly!

February 21, 2011 Posted by | Helm | , , | Leave a comment