How to get around the security notice when uploading custom fonts to your Divi website

A Super Quick & Easy Video Tutorial

It’s another Teabreak Tutorial with Trace – showing you how to #DiveIntoDivi with very easy and super quick videos!


When uploading custom fonts to your Divi website, you will often come across this security/error message: “Sorry, this file type is not permitted for security reasons”?

Ohhh, SO annoying isn’t it?!

However, there IS a solution…

And it’s really quick and easy.

All you have to do is open your cPanel in your WordPress website hosting area.

Locate the File Manager.

Open the wp-config.php file.

Copy this piece of code in just before the end of the file. See the video for the exact location.


Save file. Keep it OPEN though! We need to go back to it in a minute.

Watch the video…

 Once you have uploaded all the custom fonts you need, return to your wp-config.php file.

Delete the piece of code. DO NOT KEEP THIS IN YOUR FILE!

Save and Close wp-config.php file. Logout of your cPanel.

Happy designing with your new Custom Fonts!

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