contentCharacteristics


Specifies characteristics of the delivered content. Akamai uses this information to optimize your metadata configuration, which may result in better origin offload and end-user performance.

Along with other behaviors whose names are prefixed content‚ÄčCharacteristics, this behavior is customized for a specific product set. Use PAPI's List available behaviors operation to determine the set available to you. See also the related client‚ÄčCharacteristics and origin‚ÄčCharacteristics behaviors.

OptionTypeDescriptionRequires
object‚ÄčSizeenum

Optimize based on the size of the object retrieved from the origin.

{"displayType":"enum","options":["LESS_THAN_1MB","ONE_MB_TO_TEN_MB","TEN_MB_TO_100_MB","OTHER","UNKNOWN"],"tag":"select"}
LESS_‚ÄčTHAN_1MB

Less than 1Mb.

ONE_‚ÄčMB_‚ÄčTO_‚ÄčTEN_‚ÄčMB

1-10 Mb.

TEN_‚ÄčMB_‚ÄčTO_100_MB

10-100 Mb.

OTHER

A fallback value.

UNKNOWN

Defer this optimization.

popularity‚ÄčDistributionenum

Optimize based on the content's expected popularity.

{"displayType":"enum","options":["LONG_TAIL","ALL_POPULAR","OTHER","UNKNOWN"],"tag":"select"}
LONG_‚ÄčTAIL

A low volume of requests over a long period.

ALL_‚ÄčPOPULAR

A high volume of requests over a short period.

OTHER

A fallback value.

UNKNOWN

Defer this optimization.

catalog‚ÄčSizeenum

Optimize based on the total size of the content library delivered.

{"displayType":"enum","options":["SMALL","MEDIUM","LARGE","EXTRA_LARGE","OTHER","UNKNOWN"],"tag":"select"}
SMALL

Under 100GB.

MEDIUM

100GB-1TB.

LARGE

1TB-100TB.

EXTRA_‚ÄčLARGE

More than 100TB.

OTHER

A fallback value.

UNKNOWN

Defer this optimization.

content‚ÄčTypeenum

Optimize based on the type of content.

{"displayType":"enum","options":["USER_GENERATED","WEB_OBJECTS","SOFTWARE","IMAGES","OTHER_OBJECTS","UNKNOWN"],"tag":"select"}
USER_‚ÄčGENERATED

Generally, user-generated media.

WEB_‚ÄčOBJECTS

Generally, media delivered for websites.

SOFTWARE

Software.

IMAGES

Images.

OTHER_‚ÄčOBJECTS

Content that doesn't fall under any of these categories.

UNKNOWN

Defer this optimization.