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How to increase PHP upload_max_filesize from WordPress dashboard?

A lower value on upload_max_filesize will cause your WordPress website to only accept smaller size of media file to upload. We can immediately anticipate this when we visit the media uploader via Dashboard > Media > Add New. But we may not be aware of this when we have a front-end form that allows visitors to upload their files. And sometimes we don’t know where to add a notice below the media picket. So it will be better to accept a larger size when it is possible.

upload_max_filesize is a setting key for PHP script running on your server. The purpose is merely self-explanatory. Normally we can set our own value over a .htaccess file in the root directory — in the same place where the wp-config.php file presents. We can also alter this from WordPress dashboard with the help of Custom PHP Settings plugin.

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