uploading PDFs and e-pub files

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    Hi, I am Mark from Litesites, I am setting up a site for a customer who wants to sell a “Start your own pet sitting business guide, Uploading a PDF for download after payment has been a breeze, I have tried to upload an e-pub file so customers have the opportunity of reading it like an iBook on a mobile device but I have a failure to upload notice “for security reasons.”

    Website is http://weloveourdogs.org

    anyone got a solution or idea about this?

    I appreciated any comment




    You have to add it to your allowed mimes:

    add_filter('upload_mimes', 'add_custom_upload_mimes');
    function add_custom_upload_mimes($existing_mimes){
    $existing_mimes['epub'] = 'application/epub+zip'; //allow epub files
    return $existing_mimes;

    I put it in an mu-plugin called sitewide-functions.php :)

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