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:
    wp-content/themes/xxx-your-selected-theme-xxx/functions.php
  • 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

.auaudio/basic
.avivideo/msvideo, video/avi, video/x-msvideo
.bmpimage/bmp
.bz2application/x-bzip2
.csstext/css
.dtdapplication/xml-dtd
.docapplication/msword
.docxapplication/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.document
.dotxapplication/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.template
.esapplication/ecmascript
.exeapplication/octet-stream
.gifimage/gif
.gzapplication/x-gzip
.hqxapplication/mac-binhex40
.htmltext/html
.jarapplication/java-archive
.jpgimage/jpeg
.jsapplication/x-javascript
.midiaudio/x-midi
.mp3audio/mpeg
.mpegvideo/mpeg
.oggaudio/vorbis, application/ogg
.pdfapplication/pdf
.plapplication/x-perl
.pngimage/png
.potxapplication/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.template
.ppsxapplication/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.slideshow
.pptapplication/vnd.ms-powerpointtd>
.pptxapplication/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.presentation
.psapplication/postscript
.qtvideo/quicktime
.raaudio/x-pn-realaudio, audio/vnd.rn-realaudio
.ramaudio/x-pn-realaudio, audio/vnd.rn-realaudio
.rdfapplication/rdf, application/rdf+xml
.rtfapplication/rtf
.sgmltext/sgml
.sitapplication/x-stuffit
.sldxapplication/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.slide
.svgimage/svg+xml
.swfapplication/x-shockwave-flash
.tar.gzapplication/x-tar
.tgzapplication/x-tar
.tiffimage/tiff
.tsvtext/tab-separated-values
.txttext/plain
.wavaudio/wav, audio/x-wav
.xlamapplication/vnd.ms-excel.addin.macroEnabled.12
.xlsapplication/vnd.ms-excel
.xlsbapplication/vnd.ms-excel.sheet.binary.macroEnabled.12
.xlsxapplication/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet
.xltxapplication/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.template
.xmlapplication/xml
.zipapplication/zip, application/x-compressed-zip

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