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[resolved] Can't create folder after migrating (8 posts)

  1. rubencreemers
    Member
    Posted 8 months ago #

    I did the migration and it worked!
    One problem though..when trying to updating my theme with the integrated upload-function, or upload new files via wordpress, i get the message:
    "Can't create the folder uploads/2013/08. Is the folder above writable by the server?"

    So It seems like there's a permission/rights-problem to write to the upload folder. I probably have to change something manually. However, writing directly to the folder through ftp does work, so it has to be something inside the wordpress-settings, maybe?
    Hope someone can help me out...
    Looking forward to your reply again!
    Thanks

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  2. WP Academy
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 8 months ago #

    were you asked to enter FTP details when you did the restore?

  3. rubencreemers
    Member
    Posted 8 months ago #

    yes i believe so.
    i think that what i entered was correctly though... the site itself was migrated to the new location correctly, so it had acces through FTP, right?

  4. WP Academy
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 8 months ago #

    that's strange,were you asked to enter ftp details when you tried to update the theme? are you able to install new themes/plugins?

  5. rubencreemers
    Member
    Posted 8 months ago #

    no after that i wasnt asked to enter anymore ftp details..
    No i'm not able to install/upload anything to my new installation. No themes, no files, no pictures.
    I always get the same message/question:

    "Can't create the folder uploads/2013/08. Is the folder above writable by the server?"

  6. WP Academy
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 8 months ago #

    hmm,what are the permission for the 'uploads' folder? (use cpanel if you have access)

  7. rubencreemers
    Member
    Posted 8 months ago #

    Looks like i found the solution/problem after all...
    I had to change the path in Settings > "media"- tab >
    Under "upload files section" i had somehow entered the full path to the upload folder.
    Now i just entered "wp-content/uploads".

    Perhaps something caused a problem because i migrated to a subdomain..i don't know. However it worked!

    Thank you so much for your kind efforts and support!
    Greets

  8. WP Academy
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 8 months ago #

    ah that explains it,the original site must have had that setting.
    anyways,glad to hear that everything worked out :)

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