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Reducing the file size of a video (3 posts)

  1. Classical Arts Ireland
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    Posted 1 year ago #

    we are trying to embed a video in wordpress but are getting an error saying the file size is too large, how can we reduce the size

  2. Dave Naylor
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    You're probably hitting PHP's upload limit due to the large file size of video files. It'd be much better to upload to your site via FTP and store the videos in their own directory, maybe within wp-content/. Then you can embed the videos using the direct link to their location.

  3. Classical Arts Ireland
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Thanks Dave I'll do as suggested

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