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How to Increase the Maximum File Upload Size in WordPress

WordPress provides a filter upload_size_limit  to  set the limit of  maximum upload size.

A simple way to set maximum upload size for frondend as well as admin dashbaord  just add following code to the end of file functions.php in active wordpress theme.

function filter_site_upload_size_limit( $size ) {

// Set the upload size limit to 20 MB for users lacking the ‘manage_options’ capability.

$size = 1024 *1024*20;

return $size;

}
add_filter( ‘upload_size_limit’, ‘filter_site_upload_size_limit’, 20 );

In case you need to increase file upload size for admin side only use following code:

function filter_site_upload_size_limit( $size ) {

// Set the upload size limit to 20 MB for users lacking the ‘manage_options’ capability.

$size = 1024 *1024*20;

return $size;

}

function set_max_file_upload_size_for_admin()

{

add_filter( ‘upload_size_limit’, ‘filter_site_upload_size_limit’, 20 );

}

add_action(“admin_init”, “set_max_file_upload_size_for_admin”);

 

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