Today web based fonts are a popular way to enhance your website and these fonts are typically in a .woff or a .ttf file. A question that comes up frequently is how do I add these mimetypes myself to my website when my website runs on IIS.
The common mime types:
.eot application/vnd.ms-fontobject .ttf application/octet-stream .svg image/svg+xml .woff application/font-woff
There’s a couple ways to approach this, one is through your control panel to add the mime types, another is via the IIS manager but if you don’t have access to a control panel or the IIS manager how do you do it then? Well you can add these declarations to your web.config file inside of the <system.webServer> section. Here’s what that section would look like after adding it:
<system.webServer> <staticContent> <mimeMap fileExtension=".eot" mimeType="application/vnd.ms-fontobject" /> <mimeMap fileExtension=".ttf" mimeType="application/octet-stream" /> <mimeMap fileExtension=".svg" mimeType="image/svg+xml" /> <mimeMap fileExtension=".woff" mimeType="application/font-woff" /> </staticContent> </system.webServer>
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Content retrieved from: https://support.appliedi.net/kb/a1016/setting-mime-types-for-web-fonts-like-woff.aspx.