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PHP Script Limits in the 1&1 Webhosting Packages

For the 1&1 Linux and Windows Webhosting contracts

Here is an overview of all PHP script limits within different 1&1 packages.

Scripts that run on the 1&1 Webhosting packages are subject to technical limits. Depending on the package you ordered, the PHP script limits differ.

If this limit is exceeded, you can no longer access the website. A list of script errors is available in the following article Common Error Messages in PHP Scripts.

Linux Webhosting packages started by 03/23/2017:

For information on the PHP script limits and the current web hosting packages, please refer to Next Level Hosting - FAQ.

Previous packages:
  • MEMORY_LIMIT: The maximum storage value allowed to a script (in MB)
  • MAX_EXECUTION_TIME: Maximum running time for a script (in seconds)
  • NPROC: Maximum number of simultaneously running PHP processes
  • UPLOAD_MAX_FILESIZE: Maximum size allowed for an uploaded file (in MB)
  • POST_MAX_SIZE: Maximum size allowed for the upload of files (in MB)
Webhosting packages between 04/01/2016 and 03/22/2017
1&1 Starter 1&1 Unlimited 1&1 Unlimited Plus 1&1 Unlimited Pro
MEMORY_LIMIT 256 MB 512 MB 512 MB 512 MB
MAX_EXECUTION_TIME 60s 60s 60s 60s
NPROC 10 16 16 20
UPLOAD_MAX_FILESIZE 64 MB 64 MB 64 MB 64 MB
POST_MAX_SIZE 64 MB 64 MB 64 MB 64 MB
WordPress packages started by April 2016
1&1 WP Starter 1&1 WP Basic 1&1 WP Plus 1&1 WP Unlimited
MEMORY_LIMIT 256 MB 512 MB 512 MB 512 MB
MAX_EXECUTION_TIME 60s 60s 60s 60s
NPROC 10 16 16 20
UPLOAD_MAX_FILESIZE 64 MB 64 MB 64 MB 64 MB
POST_MAX_SIZE 64 MB 64 MB 64 MB 64 MB
Please note:
To best use the PHP script limits in the new packages, set the value through a php.ini file as described here.
Packages between 04/01/2015 and 03/31/2016
1&1 Starter 1&1 Unlimited 1&1 Unlimited Plus 1&1 Unlimited Pro
MEMORY_LIMIT 32 MB 64 MB 80 MB 128 MB
MAX_EXECUTION_TIME 20s 20s 40s 60s
NPROC 10 10 15 16
Packages between 09/01/2013 and 03/31/2015
1&1 Starter 1&1 Basic 1&1 Unlimited 1&1 Unlimited Plus
MEMORY_LIMIT 30 MB 60 MB 80 MB 128 MB
MAX_EXECUTION_TIME 20s 20s 40s 60s
NPROC 10 10 15 16
Packages between 05/01/2012 and 08/31/2013
1&1 Dual Starter 1&1 Dual Basic 1&1 Dual Plus 1&1 Dual Unlimited
MEMORY_LIMIT 60 MB 60 MB 80 MB 80 MB
MAX_EXECUTION_TIME 20s 30s 40s 60s
NPROC 10 15 15 20
Packages between 05/01/2011 and 04/31/2012
1&1 Dual Basic 1&1 Dual Perfect 1&1 Dual Advanced 1&1 Dual Unlimited
MEMORY_LIMIT 60 MB 60 MB 80 MB 80 MB
MAX_EXECUTION_TIME 20s 30s 40s 60s
NPROC 10 15 15 20
Webhosting packages started prior to 05/01/2011 have the following values:
  • MEMORY_LIMIT: 32MB
  • MAX_EXECUTION_TIME: 10s
  • NPROC: 5