Godaddy and Word Press

I need to increase my file upload size from 32MB to 100MB in Word Press. My site is hosted by GoDaddy and they said I needed to change or add a php5.ini file to the WP-ADMIN folder.

I added this file with this information:
upload_max_filesize = 100M
post_max_size = 100M/

Restarted services and it didn't work.

What do I need to change in Word Press to get an upload size of 100MB hosted by GoDaddy?
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Edwin HofferTechnical ExpertCommented:
Hello molly,

Maybe the code you are using is wrong, the correct code is:

file_uploads = On
post_max_size = 50M
upload_max_filesize = 50M

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Loganathan NatarajanLAMP DeveloperCommented:
did you call php.ini on web page for value updation? just ensure it is updated in it.
Ray PaseurCommented:
Maybe GoDaddy is no longer the right answer for your needs.  Here are the hosts that WordPress recommends (hint: It's not GoDaddy):

You can see the PHP settings that are actually in effect by running this PHP script show here in its entirety:
<?php phpinfo();

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File uploads may be affected by more than just the PHP settings -- there is MAX_FILE_SIZE, too.  More required reading here:

There is another thing that I've seen clobber file uploads.  It's called Suhosin.  In my experience, it's a cancerous and devastating problem for legitimate PHP web sites, causing all kinds of silent failures, data destruction and run-time crises.  If a hosting company has it avoid them.  If they cannot turn it off, avoid doing business with them until they can demonstrate that it will not cause you trouble!
molly22Author Commented:
This worked. I had to create a php5.ini file and add it to the root folder and the magic happen. I increase the limit to 100 MB instead of the 50.  Thanks.
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