What type of files should I upload to a web-server?
Before anything is uploaded to a web-server there are some important considerations that are mentioned below.
- There are certain kinds of documents that shouldn’t be served because they contain sensitive data. For example documents containing social security numbers, credit card numbers, or other sensitive or private data should never be placed online.
- There are some files shouldn’t be uploaded because they are too large. Think about the file size before uploading it for use on a website or mobile application.
- There are certain types of documents that can’t be served. The list of some common file extensions that are safe for use on the internet:
.pdf (Portable Document Format)
.txt (Text file)
.rss (RSS file)
.zip (A compressed archive)
.jpg, .gif, .png, .bmp, .jpeg(image files)