If you haven’t used S3 yet, there’s a good chance you’ve at least heard about it. Amazon’s data storage service is one of the most popular of its kind and with the recent price slashing, it makes a very attractive option for storing static files. But soon after you’ll start using it you might notice that it doesn’t behave like regular hosting. For example, if you want to enable caching on your files, it’s just not possible to put an .htaccess file in a bucket and finish the job. The cache option must be set for each file individually.

If you’re a Transmit user like myself, this is how you add the Cache-Control header to your files:

Transmit S3 Cache-Control header

So, go to Transmit -› Preferences -› Cloud and click on the add button with an arrow on it. By the way, if anyone’s wondering, 15778463 is what 6 months looks like in seconds.

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Front-End Front – A crowd-curated news website focused on front-end development
PSD Repo – Free quality PSDs available for download
Sketch Repo – Free, high quality Sketch resources