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Learn to configure Silverlight in Plesk

Approx. read time : 2 min

This article guides you on how you can use Plesk to configure your site to support Microsoft Silverlight files.

# Steps to configure Silverlight

1. Log in to Plesk.

2. Click on Websites & Domains at the left sidebar of Plesk panel.


3. Identify and locate your domain and then click on Virtual Directories.

Virtual Directories

4. The Virtual Directory page will appear. On it, click the MIME Types tab.


5. Click on Add MIME Type.

MIME type

6. Now the Edit MIME Type will appear :

MIME page

7. In the text box for Extension, type .xaml

8. In the list box for Content, select application/xaml+xml.

9. Click on OK.

10. Under the MIME Types, browse the extension list and confirm that the .xaml extension is configured. Additionally, verify that all the following extensions are also confirmed:

.xap application/x-Silverlight-app

.xbap – application/x-ms-xbap

That’s it!

Also Read :

1) Learn to view and filter logs in Plesk

2)How to Upload the Content to the Plesk Server with File Manager?

Sonam Wagh
With an interest in doing something creative daily, Sonam works as a Digital Marketing Executive. She likes to write technical blogs related to web hosting, digital marketing, and other IT topics. She also likes to spend her leisure time on social media to find different strategies for client engagement.