Please select a file error

The question:

I am facing Please select a file error while trying to upload a plugin. My php.ini settings are like below

  • upload_max_filesize = 20000
  • max_file_uploads = 200
  • max_execution_time = 300
  • max_input_time = 600
  • memory_limit = 12800
  • post_max_size = 8000

My WordPress Version 5.5.3

Please select a file error

The Solutions:

Below are the methods you can try. The first solution is probably the best. Try others if the first one doesn’t work. Senior developers aren’t just copying/pasting – they read the methods carefully & apply them wisely to each case.

Method 1

I guess it is a hosting issue. Contact your hosting company support. If it is in the localhost server then there may have a permission issue …

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