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I would like to upload some HTML pages with the ending .aspx to our apache root server and I want apache to treat and deliver them just as regular .html files. I know this is unusual, but it is only for a preliminary site for SEO reasons until I get a windows server.

Right now when I view one of the files in my browser, the browser treats them as text/plain instead of text/html.

I already tried the following in my .htaccess file, but it did not seem to have any effect:

AddEncoding text/html .aspx

What's the right way to do this?

  • ask some interesting questions and you'll be upvoted in no time. – pQd Jan 16 '10 at 20:48
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i think what you're after is not only Content-Encoding but also Content-Type; try putting AddType next to your AddEncoding:

AddType text/html .aspx

restart apache and check response headers.

  • That did it. Thank you so much! I would upvote you, but that requires 15 points of reputation. – Sandra Jan 16 '10 at 17:34

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