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I see this error on my sidebar and also when i try to update wordpress…
I have already increased my WP_MEMORY_LIMIT to 128M and I still get this error. Any other way to fix this?
The WP_MEMORY_LIMIT is subject to the limits set by the webservers php module.
I believe that the default value of the memory limit in php is 32megabytes. Which is about the same as the amount specified by the error message.
If you run the webserver yourself you can change that yourself in the php.ini file. If you are not- you are out of luck – and have to find another way to do, whatever you want to do.
If you want to check what the memory limit of your hosts php configuration is, use this little snippet:
If I’m right, you’ll get “32M” as output.
Anyhow – you should never do anything that takes 32 megabytes of memory in your side bar. And if, you are not doing anything unreasonable, I bet that it can be done in a much more efficient manner ;-)