I’m using APP cloud platform to host a PHP application and I need to increase the upload file size and I don’t have access to php.ini also, I have added .htaccess file with PHP max upload value but it doesn’t reflect on the application.

Thank you!

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Hey there @youssefhanna,

I am also new to the app platform but I will try my best to help you resolve this. Could you post your .htaccess in here?

Best,
Dennis

Hi @youssefhanna & @denislavgavrilov 👋

PHP applications on App Platform use PHP-FPM in conjunction with Apache (or Nginx if you choose to use it)—the webserver would accept all incoming requests, and forward PHP requests to PHP-FPM which actually executes them. You’ll want to increase the max upload size there. You can do that by adding a .user.ini file at the root of your app’s document root (in the same directory where you would put an .htaccess file) with something like this:

post_max_size = 20M
upload_max_filesize = 5M

post_max_size controls the maximum POST requests body size, while upload_max_filesize controls the maximum allowed size of a single file in an upload request.

For more info you can refer to the Heroku PHP Buildpack documentation. Let me know if that works!