Increase Maximum File Upload Size in WordPress With Cloud Hosting and aaPanel


With so many themes and plugins available, WordPress is a powerful platform that enables you to create nearly any type of website. WordPress can handle both e-commerce site development and blog administration. However, performance, security, and support should be your top priorities when picking a WordPress hosting company for your blog.

If you are creating a WordPress website that will host a portfolio with large image files or a video hosting site with single media file sizes in the GBs, you may encounter a problem with not being able to upload media files larger than 25MB (in most cases). So, in this article, we’ll teach you how to raise the maximum upload file size on aaPanel.

A Little Revision

AaPanel is an open-source web hosting control panel substitute that offers a GUI interface and allows you to host many websites and configure complex server configurations.


  • In this tutorial we have  WordPress hosting on cloud hosting
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The 5 Steps to Increase Maximum File Upload Size in WordPress With Cloud Hosting and aaPanel

Step 1: Login Into The 1Byte Account

  • Go to 1Byte’s website Click Login
  • input username and password then click login

Step 2: Login Into The Aapanel Dashboard


Go to Cloud Hosting then click on aaPanel button


Input your aaPanel username and password then click login


Step 3: Check What Version Of Php Is WordPress Using?

Click on Website  and select the WordPress website you want to increase upload size then click on PHP version

Check PHP versoin
  • Next, bring the PHP manager to Home Dashboard, by clicking on “App Store” button
  • Then Search the keyword “PHP”

Step 4: Start To Configure Php Manager To Increase The Maximum Uploading Size

Go to the Home dashboard then click on PHP App

go to php on dashboard

Navigate to the “limit of upload” section (for this demo, I am going to with 2GB)


After making changes, go to the “Service” section and restart it


Step 5: Go Back WordPress Dashboard To Confirm The Result

  • Go to the WordPress admin dashboard then go to Media to check the result
  • You can try to upload a file for testing by clicking on Select Files
9-test upload file to wordpress

Video Walkthrough From Step 1 to Step 5


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