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How I can fix this issue "The uploaded file exceeds the upload_max_filesize directive in php.ini"

Plz anyone can help me on how to fix this issue on WordPress “The uploaded file exceeds the upload_max_filesize directive in php.ini”. Whenever I install a theme, I get this error.

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If you restart apache after making the change: sudo service apache2 restart

It takes affect right away!

Right, you need to edit the file <code>/etc/php5/apache2/php.ini</code> and increase the setting for <code>upload_max_filesize</code> By default, it is only 2MB <br> <br>See: http://php.net/upload-max-filesize <br>

Find all php.ini files: root@server:~# find / -name php.ini /usr/local/vesta/php/lib/php.ini /usr/local/vesta/src/rpm/conf/php.ini /etc/php5/apache2/php.ini /etc/php5/cli/php.ini /etc/php5/cgi/php.ini

Edit the files: root@server:~# nano /usr/local/vesta/php/lib/php.ini

Use crtl + w for search for upload

Change this line: upload_max_filesize = 2M To: upload_max_filesize = 10M

Repeat for all files:

root@server:~# nano /usr/local/vesta/src/rpm/conf/php.ini root@server:~# nano /etc/php5/apache2/php.ini (this is probably the one you should change) root@server:~# nano /etc/php5/cli/php.ini root@server:~# nano /etc/php5/cgi/php.ini

Restart apache: root@server:~# sudo service apache2 restart

  • Restarting web server apache2