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How to Increase Your Maximum File Upload Size On WordPress Multisite

I tried to upload a collection of 3MB images to a site today and every one bombed out with the following error:

[filename] exceeds the maximum upload size for this site.

I googled around for an answer for a bit and then it hit me: the site's on WordPress multisite and I bet there's a setting. After a dive in the Network Admin area I found it. Head to your Settings and look for the following:

Max upload file size

I changed mine to 5000kb (5MBs). You may also need this WPBegginer article to reflect the change in your environment, or talk to your host.

Every Development Project, Ever

A short story “A new project! I should learn X while I build it because I need to learn it anyway and it’ll save me sooooo much time on the next build.” Eight hours later… Next project: “I didn’t use X to its fullest so this time I’ll try to optimize the setup.” Eight hours… Continue Reading

How To Add Varnish In Front Of An NGINX Front End Proxy With Apache On DirectAdmin, That’s WordPress-Friendly

Start with Poralix’s NGINX + Varnish + Apache on Directadmin powered server post as an overall guide First, Add the Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) repository to your server and straight after that, install Varnish using Yum. Focus on the section titled Varnish 4.1 Switch back to the overall guide and finish the installation… Continue Reading

Let’s Hope Do Does A Post Mortem

I received an email today that took me by surprise: It’s Time to Say Goodbye Here at Do, our customers have been the driving force behind our mission to change the way people work together. While the last two years have been an incredible journey, we’ve made the tough decision to discontinue the Do service… Continue Reading

WordPress Brute Force Login Flood

Yesterday morning my web server suffered its worst Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) attack yet. For two hours 893 separate IP’s continually hammered my cloud VPS server and pretty much sent it crying to mama. I could barely connect to it. I decided the only thing that could bring temporary relief would be to reboot… Continue Reading