AddDescription directive


Tells httpd how to describe a file or a file type while generating a directory index.


AddDescription "blah blah blah" fileid

fileid is either a filename extension (like .html), a filename, a full real pathname to a file on your system, or a wildcard pattern to match to filenames.

blah blah blah must be surrounded by quotes and is a short (preferably < 1 line) description of the file.

You may use as many AddDescription directives as you wish.


There are no default descriptions.


AddDescription "a great batch of nonsense" fargle.bargle

A portion of httpd's index for fargle.bargle's directory would look something like this:

foople.poople (8000 bytes)
fargle.bargle : a great batch of nonsense (10000 bytes)

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