OBJECTIVE: INCREASE THE MAX FILESIZE PARAMETER FOR UPLOADS INTO WORDPRESS to 40 Megabytes  via  ../wp-admin/media-new.php

Many other avenues were attempted, but what worked was simply to
modify the php.ini file line:

post_max_size = 40M

The post_max_size was the line to modify and not  upload_max_filesize
Which is what had me stumped for awhile – you’d think you’d have to modify the upload parameter, but actually it’s the post parameter which needs modification.  Not intuitive, but there it is.

 

 

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