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WordPress: ‘Sorry, this file type is not permitted for security reasons’ when uploading media

March 27, 2012

I’m currently writing an application that uses XSLT to change the output style of the data from XML to JSON and I needed the .xslt file hosted somewhere. Because I’m feeling lazy right now I figured I’d just upload the .xslt file to my WordPress blog and point my code there. I got the following error when I tried to upload it in the WordPress Media library:

Sorry, this file type is ...

Migrating WordPress from a shared hosting environment to a virtual private server

November 9, 2011

I was migrating this WordPress blog early this morning from Bluehost to a dedicated Rackspace Cloud Server that I’m already using for a web application I’m writing. It was almost painless! Just ran into a few minor post-migration issues.

The reason I’m migrating is mainly because I want more control, like being able to use my own self-signed SSL certificate without paying extra, for example. I figured since I’m getting very ...