How to solve WordPress Error file type not permitted for security reasons

Today I tried to upload an Android apk file and I got the following error:

A research on Google and I found out that it’s a wordpress limitation.

Only image files are allowed.

The solution? This plugin.

Once you’ve installed it, go to its admin page and add the following information in the Add New mime-type:

By the way, you can use this same plugin to enable the upload of other file formats like doc, 3gp, and so on. You, of course, You need to associate the correct extension and the associated mime-type.

You can get a full list of mime-types and extensions here.

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