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Allow Only Jpegs


This is a lightweight plugin which prevents users from uploading any file that is not in JPEG format. There are no options and nothing to configure. Simply activate the plugin and users will no longer be able to upload PNG, GIF, or BMP files. This plugin could be used to restrict editorial staff from contributing to high page load times by publishing inefficient formats. WordPress high-volume tested.


  • A view of the error message that users will receive if they do not upload a jpeg format.


Automatic Installation:

  1. Go to Admin – Plugins – Add New and search for “Allow Only JPEGSs”
  2. Click on Install
  3. Click on Activate

Manual Installation:

  1. Download
  2. Unzip and upload the “allow-only-jpegs” folder to your “/wp-content/plugins/” directory
  3. Activate the plugin through the “Plugins” menu in WordPress


This plugin will work out-of-the-box – no configuration is necessary and there is no admin interface.


None yet.

Contributors & Developers

“Allow Only Jpegs” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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