How to Add an Apache Handler in cPanel?

What is an Apache Handler in cpanel?

Apache Handler is a method of telling the Apache software how to process the given type of file. By default, Apache itself handles the certain type of files. You can also configure Apache handlers for different file types by making use of cPanel. Apache handlers control your website’s Apache web server software manages certain file types and file extensions. Apache is able to configure to handle CGI scripts and server-parsed files. Their file extensions consists of .cgi, .pl, .plx, .ppl, .perl, and .shtml

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Steps to Add an Apache Handler in cPanel:

Step-1: Login to cpanel

Step-2: Select Apache Handlers from the Advanced section


Step-3 : In the Create an Apache Handler, type the name of the handler in the Handler text box.


Step-4: In the Extensions text box, type the file extension or extensions that you require to be processed by the handler.


Step-5: Click on Add button


Finally, the Apache Handler will be added. It will look like the below screenshot.


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