The default file size upload for Joomla 3.0 is 10MB. However, this setting depends on the actual Joomla Media Manager settings as well as on PHP configuration.
Therefore, if you have changed Media Manager settings and increased the upload size to let’s say 50MB you still may have a problme uploading larger files and your default PHP settings may overwrite your Joomla settings. Here is a short guide on how to increase your Joomla file upload size to 50MB.
- Login to Joomla Administrator, navigate to Media Manager and click on options. From there set ‘Maximum Size (in MB)’ to 50MB.
- If you still have problems to upload large files then login to your server and insert following 2 lines into your .httpaccess file: