Increasing the Add New Media Upload File Size Limit for WordPress

While developing and testing a new theme for WordPress locally on WAMP, a problem presented itself regarding uploading media files. In WordPress 4.4.1, the Add New Media page indicated that the maximum file size that could be uploaded had a 3M limit; however, the audio file that was being uploaded was well over the limit. The problem had nothing to do with WordPress itself, it was actually a setting in the php.ini server file that needed to be increased. PHP.INI Prior to finding the solution,  the upload_max_filesize in the php.ini file, was the first setting  that was changed because the research pointed to that as being the solution. However, upload_max_filesize […]