PHP Max Input Vars is the maximum number of variables your server can use for a single function to avoid overloads.
The max_input_vars directive can be set in
wp-config.php file. To gain access to these files you will need FTP credentials. If you do not have these please contact your hosting provider.
- In your WordPress root installation locate any of these
- Edit the file and paste the directive code
- Once you are done making changes save the file. If you have downloaded the file to make this change, upload it back to your server and override the existing file.
Directive for .htaccess
php_value max_input_vars 5000
Directive for php.ini or .user.ini
Directive for wp-config.php
@ini_set( 'max_input_vars' , 5000 );
The minimum recommended limit is 5000
WarningChanging server directives is recommended to site owners who are confident to do so. If you rather have professionals do this for you, contact your hosting provider.