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I'm looking to see if I could get pointers in where to look to solve this issue.


In Chrome, viewing the blog http://www.bitesizeirishgaelic.com/blog/ in Chrome v21, the page downloads as a file "download", rather than opening normally.

The rest of the site on the same server loads fine in Chrome.

All pages load fine in Firefox.


I suspected that it was something to do with the APC caching for Apache, and/or WP Super Cache. However, after disabling both, and clearing my browser cache, the problem continues.

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Works fine in Chrome for me... Could you pastebin the file that gets downloaded for you? – stealthyninja Oct 17 '12 at 20:05
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The page is sent with:

Content-Type: application/x-gzip

Change the Content-Type to text/html.

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The content type returned is Content-Type: text/html; charset=UTF-8 according to curl -I. – eoinoc Oct 17 '12 at 18:43
Enable gzip support in curl. – toscho Oct 17 '12 at 18:49
For future reference, that's curl -I -H 'Accept-Encoding: gzip,deflate' <url>. – eoinoc Oct 17 '12 at 18:53
This answer didn't "solve" the issue, but did point out the problem. Here's a summary of what fixed the problem: serverfault.com/questions/439470/… – eoinoc Oct 18 '12 at 16:09

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