Allow more file types to Magento.
I wanted to add a PDF file to the product description but Magento just allow image file types.
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Look for the file: /app/code/Core/Mage/Cms/etc/config.xml
You should create the same folder structure inside /app/local/...
That's the way to make the change upgrade proof. But I did and didn't work 🙁
Add the extensions
Open the config.xml I mentioned above and around the line 100 you will find something like this:
Code language: HTML, XML (xml)
<extensions> <allowed> <jpg>1</jpg> <jpeg>1</jpeg> <png>1</png> <gif>1</gif> <pdf>1</pdf> </allowed> <image_allowed> <jpg>1</jpg> <jpeg>1</jpeg> <png>1</png> <gif>1</gif> </image_allowed> <media_allowed> <flv>1</flv> <swf>1</swf> <avi>1</avi> <mov>1</mov> <rm>1</rm> <wmv>1</wmv> </media_allowed> </extensions>
Please notice I added <pdf>1</pdf> to the allowed extensions.
After uploading the file refresh the Magento Cache and also try to log out from the Magento Admin panel.