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How to Update the WordPress Memory Limit from cPanel?

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Watch this video for a step by step process on how to Update the WordPress Memory Limit from cPanel

You can freely alter, i.e., increase the memory limit for WordPress.

To Change/Increase WordPress Memory Limit:

1. Log in to your cPanel account.

2. Go to the Files section and click on File Manager.

3. In File Manager, browse to your domain’s root folder(which is generally public_html for the main domain and addondomain.tld for the addon domains). Choose the wp-config.php file and click the Edit button.

4. A pop-up window will open, prompting you to select the encoding of the file. Click on Edit.

5. The editing window will open. Add the following code:

define( 'WP_MEMORY_LIMIT', '256M' );

before the

/* That's all, stop editing! Happy blogging. */

You can assign any memory limit of your preference to replace ‘256M‘ and click on Save Changes.

A success message will flash, meaning the memory limit for WordPress is set.

Note: You can change WP_MEMORY_LIMIT by accessing the wp-includes folder for installing and editing the default-constants.php file.

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