How to Upload Large File in WordPress

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Hi fellow WordPress enthusiasts, hope you are doing good. Are you facing issue to upload the large files on your WordPress website?

If your answer is yes, then this tutorial is designed for you. In this tutorial, I will explain how to upload the large file in WordPress website.

How to upload large file in WordPress

Sometimes you are facing issue while uploading the large images from Media section of Admin panel, by default WordPress have to limit to upload the image. The maximum upload file size is 100 MB, you can see this limit by visiting dashboard => Media => Add New.

Fixing uploading large file issue in WordPress

If you need to upload the file larger than 100 MB, then you can set your large file upload limit by simply using the below code at the end of your theme’s functions.php file.

Fixing uploading large file issue using htaccess

This is the another option to increase the uploading file size limit by using the htaccess file. However, it may be this not work for some WordPress sites.

Login into your server via FTP client software like FileZilla and go to the root directory of your site. Now open the htaccess file and add the below code inside this.

Fixing uploading large file issue using PHP.ini file

If above both option will not work for you, then add the below inside your PHP.ini file and restart the server. If you have not accessed of PHP.ini file, then contact your web host company.

I hope this tutorial helped you to fix to upload large image files in WordPress. If you still need any help, feel free to add your comments in below comment section. I will be happy to help.

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About: Prem Tiwari

Prem Tiwari is the founder of freewebmentor.com and is a professional developer who has vast experience in PHP and open source technologies. Apart from this, he is a blogger by hobby and also he has been a regular speaker of WordPress sessions in various IT Companies.


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