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Not able to upload big PDF Files.

Discussion in 'HTML & Website Design' started by eric_wahlberg, Jul 12, 2018.

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    Hi,

    I have recently added adding a PDF option in my website.

    Problem is that I can upload small PDF files upto 1 MB.

    But as the size increases more thant 1; it doesn't accept PDF

    My developer tells me it's hosting problem.

    Please tell me what's the problem.
    SEMrush
    Here is my website http://www.sumitnabham.com.

    Go to folktales, Arabian Nights, Session. You will know it.


    P.S.) Please tell me solution today as I have told him to remove PDF option compltelty.

    Regards
     
    eric_wahlberg, Jul 12, 2018 IP
    SEMrush
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    malky66 Illustrious Member

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    Have you spoke to your host?
     
    malky66, Jul 13, 2018 IP
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    cloudcone Greenhorn Premium Member

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    You need to get your hosting provider to increase the 'max_upload_size' in your php.ini. At the same, it would be better if you could increase the 'max_execution_time' too.
     
    cloudcone, Jul 29, 2018 IP
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    Komputerking Greenhorn

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    This is exactly right. One of the things you can do, is upload a php file called
    info.php
    and have the following in the file
    <?php phpinfo(); ?>

    and then hit info.php in your browser, and it will tell you all of the values for your current php configuration if you are on a shared hosting provider.

    As such, if you are on a cPanel hosting environment, there are tools like multi php manager, or php selector, that will allow you to modify your max_upload_size and max_execution_time, yourself. We recommend limiting it to 20MB. But you should be able to open a ticket with your provider and ask them about increasing it, as 1MB is quite small, if that is the limitation.
     
    Komputerking, Jul 31, 2018 IP