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File Size Error when i try to upload 2mb txt file

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Community Member, 24 Posts

16 February 2011 at 11:00am


I'm getting this error when i try to use DOM with Uploadify to upload a 2.36mb txt file. I tried using UploadifyField::setVar to change the file size limit but that didn't seem to work either. Any ideas?

also on an easier note, I'm displaying these files to the frontend, what's the attribute to get the image that is specific to the filetype? (i.e pdf icon for pdf, word icon for word, excel for excel etc).



Community Member, 24 Posts

18 February 2011 at 9:27am

Is anyone able to help me with this? I really need to find a solution to this problem


Community Member, 12 Posts

25 April 2011 at 3:54pm

Edited: 15/01/2013 1:40pm

This may be because your PHP "upload_max_file_size" defaults to 2M.

Try increasing it e.g. by putting a "php.ini" file in your sapphire directory:

upload_max_filesize = 8M

Worked for me! :-)

* If you need something larger e.g. 16M, also add: post_max_size = 16M
* You may require a page refresh after adding sapphire/php.ini

* If using SS3 you need to put php.ini in your "framework" directory
* If you want to put your php.ini in your home directory, you may need to fiddle with your .htaccess - see Fixing memory size post


Community Member, 81 Posts

9 November 2011 at 8:20am

I tried that and unfortunately I had no luck with it.

Any other thoughts?


Community Member, 136 Posts

2 December 2011 at 3:57am

I just had the same problem so I added this to my .htaccess file in the root of the site and it fixed it:

php_value post_max_size 20M
php_value upload_max_filesize 20M