Most of the time WordPress Default maximum upload file size 2 MB ,which is not enough for media files like (audio / video or a high quality pictures . in the post i will show you How to increase the maximum upload file size in WordPress.

Method 1 : via php.ini

If you have to access php.ini then you can easily set the limit . please login your cpanel then go to file manager and find php.ini then Edit the the following limitation :

  • upload_max_filesize = 64M
  • post_max_size = 64M
  • max_execution_time = 300


Or create a file with the name ‘php.ini’ in the directory where your WordPress site is installed & add the command :

  • upload_max_filesize = 64M
  • post_max_size = 64M
  • max_execution_time = 300
Method 2 : via .htaccess

You can increase the maximum upload size in WordPress. Open or create the .htaccess file in the root folder and add the following code:

  • php_value upload_max_filesize 64M
  • php_value post_max_size 64M
  • php_value max_execution_time 300
  • php_value max_input_time 300
Method 2 : Contact your Hosting provider

You may contact your web hosting provider , they should increase your php memory limit.

Note: Don’t try to implement all the 4 methods at the same time.