How to increase WordPress memory

How to increase WordPress memory

The first thing to do is open the wp-config.php file (maybe make a backup if you don’t feel safe).
It’s a .php file so you can open it with any text editor:

  • Block notes
  • Kompozer
  • Dreamweaver
  • PhpStorm
  • etc.

To this file we add in an empty point any, maybe at the end of the file this line of code:

define('WP_MEMORY_LIMIT''64M');

What you need to know:

By default, WordPress will attempt to increase the memory allocated to PHP to 40MB (the code is at the beginning of /wp-includes/default-constants.php) for single installation and 64MB for WordPress Multisite, then setting in the wp-config.php should reflect something over 40 MB or 64 MB depending on your system configuration.

So as you can understand if you have a performing server or a VPS you can bring the memory of your WordPress also to 128 MegaBytes or 256 MegaBytes to avoid finding this error.

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