Change the WordPress 30-Second Timeout

The WordPress import plugins are very helpful. Unfortunately, some clients have a LOT of blog posts to import, and the WP importer chokes on them. When that happens, you’ll often get this error:

Fatal error: Maximum execution time of 30 seconds exceeded…

Edit your wp-config.php file (in the top-level directory of your WordPress website). Right above the line that says That’s all, stop editing!, paste the following: set_time_limit(60);