Accepted File Types

The Commons currently allows the following file types to be uploaded to WP Media Library.  Please note that file size limit is 30MB.  Large video files should be hosted on an external service such as Vimeo or YouTube, and embedded in your pages or posts.

Image file types:

  • jpg
  • jpeg
  • png
  • gif


  • mp3
  • mp4
  • mov (Quicktime)
  • avi (Microsoft audio/video)
  • wmv (Windows Media Video )
  • midi
  • mid


  • pdf
  • doc (MS Word)
  • docx (MS Word)
  • epub (e-book) – with the Anthologize plugin only
  • xls (MS Excel)
  • xlsx (MS Excel)
  • rtf (rich text format)
  • txt (simple text)
  • ppt (MS Powerpoint)
  • pptx (MS Powerpoint)


  • sps (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences)
  • sav (saved date of SPSS (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences))

PDF and Google Docs files can be directly embedded into pages and posts from their existing urls.