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Adding a MIME type

Use this information to add a MIME type definition.

The MIME type default definitions are in the mimetype-map.xml file.
  1. Copy the default definition file and place it in a file called <extension>/mimetype/mimetypes-extension-map.xml.
  2. Modify the inserted MIME type to match your requirements. For example:

    <alfresco-config area="mimetype-map">
    
       <config evaluator="string-compare" condition="Mimetype Map">
          <mimetypes>
    
             <mimetype mimetype="application/xxx" display="My Example Mimetype">
                <extension>ex</extension>
             </mimetype>
    
          </mimetypes>
       </config>
    
    </alfresco-config>          
            

    An example file is provided in <extension>/mimetype/mimetypes-extension-map.xml.sample. You can include multiple files and each one is loaded automatically.

  3. Save the file.
  4. Restart Alfresco.
The MIME type is available in the repository.

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