cfheader name=”content-disposition” value=”inline; filename=”> cfheader name=”Content-type” value=”text/tabdelimited”> cfheader. Using CFHeader and CFContent to control file downloads – Coldfusion – Advanced IIRC, if you set mime-type=”application/unknown” for all file types, you. One of the most important headers that you can set it he content-type header, which can be set implicitly using the CFContent tag. Other than.

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IMHO, browsers should not display angled brackets. I am programming a CF application for an online university. The following are some of the content type values you can use include: Sends the contents of a file, or of a variable that contains binary data, as the cojtent-type output. I don’t think that having a different set of cache rules for syndication content is necessarily a good idea, but I can see that there might be some desire for the flexibility in rare cases.

Name of an on-disk or in-memory file whose contents provide the page output. The following are cfhheader of the content type values that you can use:. I just spent an hour trying to track down why I was getting “XML file does not appear to have any style information” in FF rather than “Subscribe to this feed” Content-Type: After reading the spec and the w3c recomendation on Content Type declaration in rss and likesi was strugling to figure out what was going on with firefox behaviour.

We should be using these types for our feeds. Sets the MIME content encoding header for the current page; if the encoding information includes a character encoding, sets the character encoding of generated output.

Why should it be necessary to specify new, incompatible MIME types to solve problems that have already been solved within the XML files? For file types that might contain executable code, such as Microsoft Excel documents, most browsers always ask before opening the document.


For more information on character encodings, see the following web pages:. In this case all output is sent with the specified type. But I’m not going to risk loosing potential subscribers over this issue, as some bloggers have reported to be the case when switching.

Description Does either or both of the following: Just set an additional header information: For more information on character encodings, see the following web pages: Adam, what disadvantages are there to adding these MIME types?

The time now is Obviously, this is not an acceptable solution. RSS Feeds have a content type problem. I want it to save on the user’s computer. I don’t find in your article where I should specify the content-type in the rss file??

Most people end up serving them with the content-type: When using ColdFusion in a distributed configuration, the file attribute must refer to a path on the system on which the web server runs.

The content type determines how the browser or client interprets the page contents. The disadvantages to registering additional MIME types are multiple: If your only updating a feed ctheader business hours, then its handy to specify that its not going to change at night or on the weekend. Usage To set the character encoding character set of generated output, including the page HTML, use code such as the following: If you use this tag after the cfflush tag on a page, ColdFusion throws an error.

HTTP already has fairly extensive content-tye powerful cache management headers in existence. If you specify a file or variable attribute, this attribute has no effect; otherwise, it does the following:. For example, to specify the character encoding of the page output as Japanese EUC, use the type attribute, as follows:.

The following are some of contnet-type content type values that you can use: For more information on character encodings, see the following web pages:. Contemt-type adding this to the top of my cfm file, my feed validates with http: Secondly, you won’t find much of anyone associating DTDs or schemas with syndication files.


To set the character encoding character set of generated output, use code such as the following:.

The Proper Content Type for XML Feeds

So I will serve a variable content-type at least until bug is fixed in a production release of FireFox or if IE beats them I guess: Now i’ve implemented this hack in my Zope server and so far so good.

The filename must start with a drive letter and a colon, content-rype a forward or backward slash. I do not get ‘Save As’ dialogue in IE.

But I haven’t seen Why explained on any site And the wholesale mk products,too. The following tag can force most browsers to display a dialog that asks users whether they want to save the contents of the file specified by the cfcontent tag as a with the filename specified by the filename value.

Category Data output tags Syntax. If they can quickly determine the type of document from its headers with out actually inspecting or parsing it, this is good for performance.

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Pete is a husband and father located in scenic Central New York area. Caching is very important for RSS, because ask they require a lot of bandwidth. The reset and file attributes are mutually exclusive. Permalink Add Comment add to del. Name of file whose contents will be the page output.

By man jackals in forum Macromedia Cheader. I’m pretty sure that a zipped file would have to evoke the ‘Save As’ dialogue.