HTTP Header


Rob Sanchez

3rd Party (Free)

981 downloads (last 90 days)

Download v1.1.2

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  • ExpressionEngine 3


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Set the HTTP Headers for your template.


  • status - set an HTTP Status code
  • location - set a location for redirection
  • content_type - set a Content-Type header
  • charset - set a charset in the Content-Type header
  • content_disposition - set a Content-Disposition header (ex: attachment) with a filename
  • content_language - set a Content-Language header
  • cache_seconds - set to a non-zero number to set caching headers; set to 0 to force no-cache
  • terminate - set to “yes” to prevent any other output from the template
  • vary - set a Vary header
  • access_control_allow_origin - set a Access-Control-Allow-Origin header


Do a 301 redirect

{exp:http_header status="301" location="{path=site/something}" terminate="yes"}

Set a 404 Status header

{exp:http_header status="404"}

Set the Content-Type header to application/json

{exp:http_header content_type="application/json"}

Set Content-Disposition to force the download

{exp:http_header content_disposition="attachment" filename="myfile.xml"}

Set the Pragma, Cache-control, and Expires headers to set a 5 minute (300 second) cache

{exp:http_header cache_seconds="300"}

Set the Content-Language header to “en”

{exp:http_header content_language="en"}

Set the Vary header to User-Agent

{exp:http_header vary="User-Agent"}

Set the Access-Control-Allow-Origin header to allow all

{exp:http_header access_control_allow_origin="*"}

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EE Support Downloads Add-On Version Release Date
Not Specified Download 1.1.2 Jun 17, 2016

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This entry was created March 14, 2011, 11:39 am.
This entry was last updated June 18, 2016, 12:16 am.

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2 Reviews:

Alex Kendrick 07.15.14

Alex Kendrick
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Another useful add-on by Rob Sanchez!

BT 02.01.14

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Any chance an option for the Vary response can be added? i.e., Vary: User-Agent ?