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WR Allow modern images


This plugin allows you to use these image files
– heic
– heif
– heics
– heifs
– avif
– avifs

You can convert your images for free on


  1. Upload the plugin files to the /wp-content/plugins/plugin-name directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress
  3. Thats it, nothing to configure


  1. I still can’t upload AVIF files and get an error message
    It can happen that – depending on your serverstructure – WordPress can’t correctly recognize the correct mime type of your AVIF files. In that case you need to install one addition plugin, you can find it here:

Is this compatible with Plugin XY

there shouldn’t be any problems


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Contributors & Developers

“WR Allow modern images” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




added FaQ hint


  • release