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Upload Quota per User


For sites that are more than single-user blogs, this simple plugin limits the amount of space that users can use on their account, except selected roles and capabilities.
Also, it can modify the maximum file upload size.

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  • Set the limit for total upload quota. (applies to all files: images, .rar, .pdf, etc)
  • If the upload quota exceeds, the file is prevented from uploading and the user gets an error message.
  • Set the maximum file upload size.
  • On the Media Library page, the user see the space it uses in size and percentage.
  • Certain User Roles or Capabilities can be added to not be affected by this restriction.

If you have any idea that can improve this plugin, or some bug, don’t hesitate to write me on the support tab.


  • The Upload Quota settings page.
  • The Media Library page with Used Space Notification.
  • The Upload Error on reaching the upload limit.


  1. Download, Install, and Activate the Upload Quota per User plugin.
  2. On the Media menu, select Upload Quota and choose your settings.
  3. You are finished setting the plugin, now your users have upload quota restriction.


When activating the plugin how does fill the database?

At plugin activation, it searches for every attachment, detects its size, and adds to its author.

If an Admin deletes another user’s media file, does the quota apply?

Yes, whenever an attachment is deleted by the owner or administrator, the author of that attachment is affected.

Where is this information stored?

The settings on WP Settings API and the upload quota in the user_meta.

Does this plugin delete all the data at deactivation?

Yes, it does. It will not leave any trace in the database.


September 3, 2016
Works as intended. Had a few minor glitches and developer fixed these within the hour. This plugin allows me to restrict members and subscribers from uploading huge profile pics that would otherwise bog down my site and eat up my amazon s3 media storage!
September 3, 2016
Plugin is not working with my wordpress. I tried my plugin with version 4.3 and no it not restricting user quota limit
September 3, 2016
I had a custom function to limit the file size, but needed something to limit the total upload allocation. This plugin does BOTH - perfect for community sites.
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Contributors & Developers

“Upload Quota per User” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Initial release


  • Added option to edit single file upload size.