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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.

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