How to Increase the Maximum File Upload Size in WordPress

How to Increase the WordPress Maximum Upload File Size
Dorthea Cato

If you are running a multisite installation you may be able to control the upload limit for your sites. Note: This can not circumvent the server-level settings. If the server is set to a limit of 5 MB and you set 10,000 KB (10 MB) in the network settings it will not work. If, however, the server is set to 20 MB and your network settings are set to 1,500 KB you will be able to resolve the issue by increasing the setting up to the 20,000 KB limit. Follow the steps below to increase the max upload size on your Multisite install. If you need to modify the server, skip down to modify server settings.

How to Increase the Maximum File Upload Size in WordPress
Santana Quigley

This limit can be different depending on hosting provider (for example, on Hostinger the limit is 256MB and can easily increased) or your WordPress configuration. In most cases maximum file upload limit is more than enough for regular WordPress user. But what if you want to upload a high-quality video file or a big PDF document which exceeds this limit? Trying to upload larger files will cause this file exceeds the maximum upload size for this site error.

How to Increase Media File Maximum Upload Size in WordPress
Greta Nielsen

If you are running WordPress multisite, then upload size can be increased from settings. This increase is dependent on your server settings. If your server is set to 20MB you cannot increase WordPress upload size to 25MB. However, if your server is set to 20MB your network setting is set to 15 MB then you can resolve the issue by increasing the upload size to 20MB.

How to Increase Maximum File Upload Size in WordPress (Revealed)
Jennefer Guerin

To do that, you’ll need to go to Appearance » Editor from your dashboard. Then, go to the functions.php link on the right-hand side’s panel and click it. As the file opens, scroll down to the bottom of the page and create a new line. Next, you’ll need to copy the code below and paste it there. After you do that, don’t forget to update the file.

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