WEBFI-WordPress-How to Increase the Maximum File Upload Size in WordPress

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.



  • Daniel Zawadzki on September 21, 2018

    Thank you. It works. (third method)

  • Tsar on January 17, 2019

    Internal Server Error
    The server encountered an internal error or misconfiguration and was unable to complete your request.

    Please contact the server administrator and inform them of the time the error occurred, and the actions you performed just before this error.

    More information about this error may be available in the server error log.

  • Luis B on January 17, 2019

    3rd Method worked for me thank you!

  • IT Tech on February 16, 2019

    stupid video.where did you get the code.

  • Kalin Tachev on February 24, 2019

    I tried to connect on FileZilla on my site, and when I do so, I can see only a .ftpquota file. I'm such a beginner and that's probably why, but can u explain me what should I do?

  • Tayyab Majeed on March 8, 2019

    Thanks alot #3 worked perfectlly

  • Nuizahaha on March 26, 2019

    php_value upload_max_filesize 256M

    php_value post_max_size 256M

    php_value max_execution_time 400

    php_value max_input_time 400

  • George Ou on May 19, 2019

    All 3 methods failed for me :(.

  • Ana Dev on June 21, 2019

    #3 is the winner!

  • Γιάννης Κιμούντρης on November 30, 2019

    nothing worked why is that

  • hvwebbe on January 1, 2020

    last one worked ! ty !

  • Ricardo Neves on March 10, 2020

    The last one worked! Good job! 😀

  • Daniel on March 12, 2020

    only the last one work with me.

  • Umdatul Qori Halim on April 7, 2020

    its work, amazing !

  • MR. Unbelievable on April 30, 2020

    thankyou 3rd method worked for me

  • alle vijaykumar on June 19, 2020

    Its working bro thank you

  • Basri Emin Sütlü on July 3, 2020


  • Panagiotis Theofilopoulos on October 19, 2020

    Hello! I tried everything and in the 3rd option appeared "500 me Internal Server Error

    The server encountered an internal error or misconfiguration and was unable to complete your request." why that? I wrote
    php_value upload_max_filesize 256M

    php_value post_max_size 256M

  • Amit Tiwari on March 23, 2021

    I tried importing demo data of the Seofy theme. All code is showing on the website. it is like a mess. Code everywhere. any solution?

  • Bhuvan on April 21, 2021

    Thank you so much❤

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