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Opened 12 years ago

Closed 12 years ago

#19997 closed enhancement (wontfix)

allow mime types to be added from the administration settings

Reported by: nohalfpixels's profile nohalfpixels Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: minor Version: 3.3.1
Component: Media Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:


we should allow wp authors to add to the existing allowed mime types right from the dashboard. maybe in the general settings section (or media settings).

i needed to upload a vcard recently and had to create a plugin to update the allowed mime types just for this.

we can make a comments blacklist and maybe this could be handled the same way, one mime type per line, or a comma seperated list?

Change History (2)

#1 @nacin
12 years ago

It would be better to concentrate on adding particular mime types, rather than a confusing and technical settings UI. There is a plugin already that allows for this:

I would create a separate ticket to propose adding the mime type(s) for vcards. I think it would gain quick traction.

#2 @nacin
12 years ago

  • Milestone Awaiting Review deleted
  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from new to closed
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