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I am trying to upload java files to my word press blog but it does not let me upload any files with .java extension.

It says ".java” has failed to upload due to an error *File type does not meet security guidelines. Try another.*

So how do I add .java extension so that it allows me to upload java source code.

I am using wordpress version 3.0.4.

Thanks.

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Use filter 'upload_mimes'.

<?php    
add_filter('upload_mimes','add_java_files');

function add_java_files($mimes)
{
    // Add file extension 'extension' with mime type 'mime/type'
    $mimes['java'] = 'text/x-java-source';
    return $mimes;
}
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I found this nice function that does the trick

<?php
function addUploadMimes($mimes) {
    $mimes = array_merge($mimes, array(
        'tmbundle|tmCommand|tmDragCommand|tmSnippet|tmLanguage|tmPreferences' => 'application/octet-stream'
    ));
    return $mimes;
}
add_filter('upload_mimes', 'addUploadMimes');
?>

you can add more file types by adding them on "'tmbundle|tmCommand|tmDragCommand|tmSnippet|tmLanguage|tmPreferences'"

separated by a pipe (|)

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