Tutorial about Setting up WAP Servers for Hosting WAP 1.x or WAP 2.0 Sites
Before a WAP site can be accessible on mobile phones or other mobile devices, you have to host it on a WAP server. In this tutorial, you can learn how to set up a WAP server for hosting WAP 1.x or WAP 2.0 sites. We will begin the tutorial with a description of what a WAP server is (WAP server = web server with proper configuration) and how to publish WAP 1.x and WAP 2.0 content over the mobile Internet. Then you can learn about WAP 1.x and WAP 2.0 MIME types and how to set up MIME types on WAP servers using a variety of methods. At last, we will describe how to set default documents to keep the URL of a WAP site short.
Table of Contents
Setting up WAP Servers Introduction
What is a WAP Server?
Apache - Open-source, Free WAP / Web Server
Tomcat - Open-source, Free Java Servlet / JSP Container and Web / WAP Server
Microsoft IIS - Built-in Web / WAP Server of Windows
Publishing WAP 1.x / WAP 2.0 Content over the Mobile Internet
What are MIME Types?
WAP 1.x / WAP 2.0 MIME Types and File Extensions
Setting up MIME Types with Apache
Setting up MIME Types with Tomcat
Setting up MIME Types with Microsoft IIS
Setting up MIME Types without Administrator Rights
If the Web / WAP Server is Apache...
Using a Server-side Technology
Setting MIME Types with ASP
Setting MIME Types with ColdFusion
Setting MIME Types with JSP
Setting MIME Types with Perl
Setting MIME Types with PHP
Setting up Default Documents of WAP / Web Sites
What is a Default Document / Directory Index / Welcome File?
Why Should we Set the Default Document of a WAP Site?
Setting Default Documents of WAP / Web Sites with Apache
Setting Default Documents of WAP / Web Sites with Tomcat
Setting Default Documents of WAP / Web Sites with Microsoft IIS