This article describes how to increase the maximum file upload limit from the default 2 Megabytes. The limit needs to be increased if you are uploading files (such as PDF’s and images) larger then 2 Megabytes via a CMS (e.g. WordPress , Joomla , Drupal).


Login credentials into your Plesk Server.


  1. Log into the Website hosting for your domain and select the Websites and Domains tab, then click on PHP Settings:
    plesk 12.5 - increase php upload limit
  2. Under Performance settings you will need to increase both upload_max_filesize and post_max_size limits.
    To adjust the maximum post size, enter a value into the select box by left clicking first.
    For example for 20 Megabytes enter “20M”, for 64 Megabytes enter “64M”plesk 12.5 - increase php upload limit
  3. Click OK to save.

If you do not have these options you will need to review your service plans on your Plesk Server.
If you are on a shared hosting service this option may not be available and you will need to ask your provider to assist with the change.

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