Are you unable to upload files which are greater than your default maximum upload size? Then , this tutorial is just for you

Learn how to increase maximum file upload size in your wordpress website with just these simple steps.

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Now, let’s look How to increase maximum file upload size in your wordpress

First let’s check what is our maximum default upload size .

To do that, click on media and then click on add new

checking maximum default upload size
checking maximum default upload size

You can see that my maximum default upload size is only 8 mb.That means I cannot upload any file larger than 8 mb.So to do that let’s go to the next step.

Step-1)Install a plugin in wordpress.

To do that, go to plugins and click on add new

install new plugin

Now search for “Big files upload” and install the shown plugin

installing big files upload plugin
Installing plugin

Click on activate

Next, it will show you a page like this, click on settings

Step-2)Changing the settings

You can see that our maximum default upload size is 8 mb

Enter the maximum value which you require.

I’m going to enter 128 mb. And then click on save

changing maximum file upload size
Changing maximum upload size

Once your settings are changed. You can verify that by clicking on media and then add new

Maximum file upload size changed
Upload size increased

You can see that, the maximum file upload size has been increased from 8 mb to 128 mb.

So , this is how you can increase your maximum file upload size in wordpress.

If your settings are not changed after doing this, then you need to contact your hosting provider.

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