The current file upload size limit is 128MB. I want to reduce this to 1MB. I do not have access to php.ini file. I do have access to .htaccess and I could use this solution.
But why isn't there a method for doing this in the
** UPDATE **
So this, over at Stackoverflow, basically says why:
Those settings are not going to have any effect when set via ini_set
The reason is that PHP needs those values before your script is even executed. When an upload occurs, the target script is executed when the upload is complete, so PHP needs to know the maximum sizes beforehand.
Set them in php.ini, your virtual host config, or in a .htaccess file. A typical .htaccess file would look like this
php_value post_max_size 30M
php_value upload_max_filesize 30M
So the question remains; Is there a way to set max upload size in WP