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How to Increase the Maximum File Upload Size in WordPress

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Depending on the hosting company you can somtimes run into upload limitations for large files. This can be an issue for when you want to upload larger files like audio and video files to your site. In this video we will show you how to increase the maximum file upload size in WordPress.

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For the first method we recommend going under Appearance, Editor and finding your theme’s functions.php file for your theme.

You can find the code to add in our written article:

For the next two methods we recommend you use FTP, if you do not know how to use FTP you would want to take a look at our article:

Should you have issues with the php.ini file you would want to ensure the file type dropdown is set to all files rather than just text files.



Mazi has nine years of web development experience with the past five years spent honing his skills with WordPress plugins and themes. He's an expert in WooCommerce and is the author of the Simple Sales Tax plugin, a popular sales tax compliance solution for WooCommerce. Brett understands the importance of excellent communication, prides himself on producing high-quality code, and is comfortable working solo or as part of a team.

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