Use the MIME Types feature page to manage a list of Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) types so you can identify the types of content that can be served from a Web server to a browser or a mail client.

Sort the list by clicking one of the feature page column headings or select a value from the Group by drop-down list to group similar items.

UI Element List

The following tables describe the UI elements that are available on the feature page and in the Actions pane.

Feature Page Elements

Element NameDescription


Displays the file name extension, for example, .chm.


Displays the MIME type, for example, application/octet-stream.

Entry Type

Displays whether the item is local or inherited. Local items are read from the current configuration file, and inherited items are read from a parent configuration file.

Actions Pane Elements

Element NameDescription


Opens the Add MIME Type dialog box from which you can add a MIME type.


Opens the Edit MIME Type dialog box from which you can edit the selected MIME type.


Removes the item that is selected from the list on the feature page.

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