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# Remove `ETags` as resources are sent with far-future expires headers.
# `FileETag None` doesn't work in all cases.
<IfModule mod_headers.c>
Header unset ETag
FileETag None
# Serve resources with far-future expires headers.
<IfModule mod_expires.c>
ExpiresActive on
ExpiresDefault "access plus 1 month"
ExpiresByType text/css "access plus 1 year"
ExpiresByType application/atom+xml "access plus 1 hour"
ExpiresByType application/rdf+xml "access plus 1 hour"
ExpiresByType application/rss+xml "access plus 1 hour"
ExpiresByType application/json "access plus 0 seconds"
ExpiresByType application/ld+json "access plus 0 seconds"
ExpiresByType application/schema+json "access plus 0 seconds"
ExpiresByType application/vnd.geo+json "access plus 0 seconds"
ExpiresByType application/xml "access plus 0 seconds"
ExpiresByType text/xml "access plus 0 seconds"
ExpiresByType image/ "access plus 1 week"
ExpiresByType image/x-icon "access plus 1 week"
ExpiresByType text/html "access plus 0 seconds"
ExpiresByType application/javascript "access plus 1 year"
ExpiresByType application/x-javascript "access plus 1 year"
ExpiresByType text/javascript "access plus 1 year"
ExpiresByType application/manifest+json "access plus 1 week"
ExpiresByType application/x-web-app-manifest+json "access plus 0 seconds"
ExpiresByType text/cache-manifest "access plus 0 seconds"
ExpiresByType audio/ogg "access plus 1 month"
ExpiresByType image/bmp "access plus 1 month"
ExpiresByType image/gif "access plus 1 month"
ExpiresByType image/jpeg "access plus 1 month"
ExpiresByType image/png "access plus 1 month"
ExpiresByType image/svg+xml "access plus 1 month"
ExpiresByType image/webp "access plus 1 month"
ExpiresByType video/mp4 "access plus 1 month"
ExpiresByType video/ogg "access plus 1 month"
ExpiresByType video/webm "access plus 1 month"
ExpiresByType application/ "access plus 1 month"
ExpiresByType font/eot "access plus 1 month"
ExpiresByType font/opentype "access plus 1 month"
ExpiresByType application/x-font-ttf "access plus 1 month"
ExpiresByType application/font-woff "access plus 1 month"
ExpiresByType application/x-font-woff "access plus 1 month"
ExpiresByType font/woff "access plus 1 month"
ExpiresByType application/font-woff2 "access plus 1 month"
ExpiresByType text/x-cross-domain-policy "access plus 1 week"
# Serve resources with the proper media types (f.k.a. MIME types).
<IfModule mod_mime.c>
AddType application/atom+xml atom
AddType application/json json map topojson
AddType application/ld+json jsonld
AddType application/rss+xml rss
AddType application/vnd.geo+json geojson
AddType application/xml rdf xml
AddType application/javascript js
AddType application/manifest+json webmanifest
AddType application/x-web-app-manifest+json webapp
AddType text/cache-manifest appcache
AddType audio/mp4 f4a f4b m4a
AddType audio/ogg oga ogg opus
AddType image/bmp bmp
AddType image/svg+xml svg svgz
AddType image/webp webp
AddType video/mp4 f4v f4p m4v mp4
AddType video/ogg ogv
AddType video/webm webm
AddType video/x-flv flv
AddType image/x-icon cur ico
AddType application/font-woff woff
AddType application/font-woff2 woff2
AddType application/ eot
AddType application/x-font-ttf ttc ttf
AddType font/opentype otf
AddType application/octet-stream safariextz
AddType application/x-bb-appworld bbaw
AddType application/x-chrome-extension crx
AddType application/x-opera-extension oex
AddType application/x-xpinstall xpi
AddType text/vcard vcard vcf
AddType text/vnd.rim.location.xloc xloc
AddType text/vtt vtt
AddType text/x-component htc
# Serve all resources labeled as `text/html` or `text/plain`
# with the media type `charset` parameter set to `UTF-8`.
AddDefaultCharset utf-8
# Serve the following file types with the media type `charset`
# parameter set to `UTF-8`.
<IfModule mod_mime.c>
AddCharset utf-8 .atom \
.bbaw \
.css \
.geojson \
.js \
.json \
.jsonld \
.manifest \
.rdf \
.rss \
.topojson \
.vtt \
.webapp \
.webmanifest \
.xloc \
# Protect website against clickjacking.
<IfModule mod_headers.c>
Header set X-Frame-Options "DENY"
<FilesMatch "\.(appcache|atom|bbaw|bmp|crx|css|cur|eot|f4[abpv]|flv|geojson|gif|htc|ico|jpe?g|js|json(ld)?|m4[av]|manifest|map|mp4|oex|og[agv]|opus|otf|pdf|png|rdf|rss|safariextz|svgz?|swf|topojson|tt[cf]|txt|vcard|vcf|vtt|webapp|web[mp]|webmanifest|woff2?|xloc|xml|xpi)$">
Header unset X-Frame-Options
# Block access to all hidden files and directories with the exception of
# the visible content from within the `/.well-known/` hidden directory.
<IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} "!(^|/)\.well-known/([^./]+./?)+$" [NC]
RewriteCond %{SCRIPT_FILENAME} -d [OR]
RewriteCond %{SCRIPT_FILENAME} -f
RewriteRule "(^|/)\." - [F]
# Block access to files that can expose sensitive information.
<FilesMatch "(^#.*#|\.(bak|conf|dist|fla|in[ci]|log|psd|sh|sql|sw[op])|~)$">
<IfModule mod_authz_core.c>
Require all denied
# Prevent some browsers from MIME-sniffing the response.
<IfModule mod_headers.c>
Header set X-Content-Type-Options "nosniff"
# Remove the `X-Powered-By` response header
<IfModule mod_headers.c>
Header unset X-Powered-By
# Prevent Apache from adding a trailing footer line containing
# information about the server to the server-generated documents
ServerSignature Off
# Force Internet Explorer 8/9/10 to render pages in the highest mode
# available in the various cases when it may not.
<IfModule mod_headers.c>
Header set X-UA-Compatible "IE=edge"
<FilesMatch "\.(appcache|atom|bbaw|bmp|crx|css|cur|eot|f4[abpv]|flv|geojson|gif|htc|ico|jpe?g|js|json(ld)?|m4[av]|manifest|map|mp4|oex|og[agv]|opus|otf|pdf|png|rdf|rss|safariextz|svgz?|swf|topojson|tt[cf]|txt|vcard|vcf|vtt|webapp|web[mp]|webmanifest|woff2?|xloc|xml|xpi)$">
Header unset X-UA-Compatible
# Allow cross-origin access to web fonts.
<IfModule mod_headers.c>
<FilesMatch "\.(eot|otf|tt[cf]|woff2?)$">
Header set Access-Control-Allow-Origin "*"
# Disable the pattern matching based on filenames.
Options -MultiViews
# Force client-side SSL redirection.
<IfModule mod_headers.c>
Header always set Strict-Transport-Security "max-age=16070400; includeSubDomains"
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