Sometimes the default WordPress uploader fails to upload some files which are comparatively larger in size, it happens because of the kind of hosting you are using as well.
Advanced uploader is a new WordPress plugin which enhances the functionality of the default WordPress uploader and enables you to upload larger files on WordPress.
This Plugins extends the functionality provided by WordPress in many ways other than increasing the capability to upload larger files on WordPress.
You can upload larger files even on a shared hosting as well using this Advanced Uploader plugin, this plugin creates thumbnails in browser instead of server. This is to avoid memory limits on shared hosts.
Advanced Uploader creates thumbnails for PDF using PDF.js and few other sources to save your resource and make the uploading process faster and easier.
The installation process for this plugin is same as any other plugin on WordPress plugin directory, once the plugin is installed and activated you can do the settings in Media Settings page.
How to Install Advanced Uploader Plugin
- Upload advanced-file-uploader to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
- Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
- Go to Settings -> Media to configure