What is MIME ( Multi-Purpose Internet Mail Extensions )

Posted at September 22, 2016 at 5:15 pm by Jithin

What is MIME? The MIME stands for Multi-Purpose Internet Mail Extensions. As the name indicates, it is an extension to the Internet email protocol that allows it's users to exchange different kinds of data files over the Internet such as images, audio, and video. The MIME is required if text in character sets other than ASCII. Virtually all human-written Internet email and a fairly large proportion of automated email is transmitted via SMTP in MIME format. Actually, MIME was designed mainly f   [...]

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Understanding Apache MIME types

Posted at August 4, 2016 at 4:37 pm by Jithin

MIME stands for Multi-purpose Internet Mail Extensions. MIME types are used to tell browsers how to handle certain types of files. MIME types are a form of an instruction set that informs web browsers about the type of file and how the file will be served to the user. Then if it is a.J's file it is sent to the browser and then the application/javascript MIME type is also sent to the browser and informs that it is a Javascript file. General MIME types are added automatically to the web server. Th   [...]

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