Increase Memory limit in WordPress -when you have no access of php.ini and wp-config doesn’t work

Increase Memory limit in WordPress -when you have no access of php.ini and wp-config doesn’t work

Posted by Kautuk Bhatnagar | August 16, 2016 | WP Memory Issues

I recently had a situation where my client has no php.ini access mean root access of the server was not available.

She tried every single possible solution like

 

Possible solutions available on WordPress are:

1. Edit your wp-config.php file and enter something like:

define('WP_MEMORY_LIMIT', '64M');
WordPress memory can be different to the server – you need to set this regardless of server memory settings

http://codex.wordpress.org/Editing_wp-config.php#Increasing_memory_allocated_to_PHP

2. If you have access to your PHP.ini file, change the line in PHP.ini
If your line shows 64M try 96M:

memory_limit = 96M ; Maximum amount of memory a script may consume (64MB)

3. If you don’t have access to PHP.ini try adding this to an .htaccess file:

php_value memory_limit 96M

4. If none of the above works then talk to your host.

 

When Nothing of the above works try this:

  1. Create a new file in text editor
    Paste the content below:
    memory_limit = 256M
    upload_max_filesize = 20M
    post_max_size = 60M
    max_execution_time = 300

    Save it and name that file php.ini
  2. Via FTP or from cpanel access, place this file in you wordpress wp-admin folder
  3. That’s it. you’re Done.

Hope this helps.

If still not. Contact Me I’ll Sort it out.

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Kautuk is a technical blogger and WordPress wanderer. He explores WordPress everyday and shares his findings with the world.

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