why can't I change the max upload size in my php.ini file?

Posted July 15, 2015 3.3k views

I’ve changed the php.ini to allow for larger uploads into my wordpress site, but it still isn’t working. How can I fix this?

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after saving changes, restart apache, php-fpm, or whatever is running your php stuff

Be sure you edit the proper php.ini file. There is also a cli and cgi php configuration.

  • @rascul @CrypticDesigns

    I can’t get this to work myself.

    I tried:

    1. Adding a file in wp-admin, then navigating to www.<my-site>.com/wp-admin/, then editing the file listed as Loaded Configuration File: /etc/php5/apache2/php.ini.
    2. Editing the result of php -i | grep “Loaded Configuration File”: /etc/php5/cli/php.ini
    3. Editing wp-config.php, as per some WP threads on the internet.
    4. Editing .htaccess, as per some WP threads on the internet.

    I’ve restarted apache each time. Kindly help!

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