How To Upload APK file In WordPress

How To Upload APK file In WordPress ,.WordPress allows you to only upload the most commonly used file types. Trying to upload an .apk file to your WordPress post? Getting: Sorry, This file type is not allowed. Please try another.

How To Allow Upload Of APK Files In CMS WordPress

we will show you how to add additional file types to be uploaded in WordPress. WordPress allows you to upload most common image files, audio/ video, PDF, Microsoft office and OpenOffice documents.

add this code in your theme’s functions.php

  • go to theme – Open the functions.php file of the theme you are using, located in:
  • And add this lines of code:
add_filter('upload_mimes', 'acp_custom_mimes');

function acp_custom_mimes ( $existing_mimes=array() ) {
// ' with mime type '<code>application/vnd.android.package-archive</code>'
$existing_mimes['apk'] = '<code>application/vnd.android.package-archive</code>';
return $existing_mimes;

you just have to add additional lines of code like: wordpress allowed file types

.au audio/basic
.avi video/msvideo, video/avi, video/x-msvideo
.bmp image/bmp
.bz2 application/x-bzip2
.css text/css
.dtd application/xml-dtd
.doc application/msword
.docx application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.document
.dotx application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.template
.es application/ecmascript
.exe application/octet-stream
.gif image/gif
.gz application/x-gzip
.hqx application/mac-binhex40
.html text/html
.jar application/java-archive
.jpg image/jpeg
.js application/x-javascript
.midi audio/x-midi
.mp3 audio/mpeg
.mpeg video/mpeg
.ogg audio/vorbis, application/ogg
.pdf application/pdf
.pl application/x-perl
.png image/png
.potx application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.template
.ppsx application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.slideshow
.ppt application/vnd.ms-powerpointtd>
.pptx application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.presentation
.ps application/postscript
.qt video/quicktime
.ra audio/x-pn-realaudio, audio/vnd.rn-realaudio
.ram audio/x-pn-realaudio, audio/vnd.rn-realaudio
.rdf application/rdf, application/rdf+xml
.rtf application/rtf
.sgml text/sgml
.sit application/x-stuffit
.sldx application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.slide
.svg image/svg+xml
.swf application/x-shockwave-flash
.tar.gz application/x-tar
.tgz application/x-tar
.tiff image/tiff
.tsv text/tab-separated-values
.txt text/plain
.wav audio/wav, audio/x-wav
.xlam application/vnd.ms-excel.addin.macroEnabled.12
.xls application/vnd.ms-excel
.xlsb application/vnd.ms-excel.sheet.binary.macroEnabled.12
.xlsx application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet
.xltx application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.template
.xml application/xml
.zip application/zip, application/x-compressed-zip

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