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Failed update: Warning 'failed to open stream' (12 posts)

  1. rjpp
    Member
    Posted 10 months ago #

    Hi,

    I tried to update my wordpress version to 3.7 but I received a Warning of failed to open stream: Permission denied in /homepages......./wp-admin/includes/class-wp-filesystem-direct.php on line 200

    I tried to check the file, but not sure if I have the correct problem.

    Any clue of what this might could mean? What's the closest solution?

    Many thanks

  2. vestimir
    Member
    Posted 10 months ago #

    Check the permissions and the owner/group of the files in in your wordpress installation.

  3. rjpp
    Member
    Posted 10 months ago #

    I have it installed through my hosting provider's app. When you say owner, do you mean their app installation files?

  4. rjpp
    Member
    Posted 10 months ago #

    Anybody else have another recommendation?

    Would really appreciate your valuable support.

  5. vestimir
    Member
    Posted 10 months ago #

    I meant the files have proper permissions for execution and the file owner has permissions to serve them trough apache.

  6. WPyogi
    Volunteer Moderator
    Posted 10 months ago #

  7. rjpp
    Member
    Posted 9 months ago #

    Could I just upgrade the files through FTP by downloading the latest version and uploading the files (except the wp-content)?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nQ0qJ3UYpQ8

  8. rjpp
    Member
    Posted 9 months ago #

    Well, f**ed up now!

    I tried to do this and now I can't even access my website nor the includes folder on FTP, I get this msg:
    Fatal error: require(): Failed opening required '/homepages/29/d491922521/htdocs/clickandbuilds/WordPress/.../wp-includes/load.php' (include_path='.:/usr/lib/php6') in /homepages/29/d491922521/htdocs/clickandbuilds/WordPress.../wp-settings.php on line 21

    This is a BS system to try to update WordPress through dashboard and not have it completely functional. By doing so, the tutorial doesn't explain it correctly until I had the problem and saw the Extended version explaining more detail.

    What's the best solution for this, please?

  9. I tried to do this and now I can't even access my website nor the includes folder on FTP

    That doesn't make sense as FTP and the WordPress dashboard are 2 separate ways to get into your files. FTP should always work.

    *Reads whole thread*

    Permission denied in /homepages......./wp-admin/includes/class-wp-filesystem-direct.php on line 200

    OK, permission problem there.

    I have it installed through my hosting provider's app.

    That may be the problem. Have you asked your host about that installer?

    Could I just upgrade the files through FTP by downloading the latest version and uploading the files (except the wp-content)?

    That ought to do it. Can you provide a link to your installation? If you can't or don't want to that's fine too.

    Start by making a backup of what's there now including the database. This is just a safety precaution as I want to make sure something really bad doesn't happen.

    http://codex.wordpress.org/WordPress_Backups
    http://codex.wordpress.org/Backing_Up_Your_Database
    http://codex.wordpress.org/Restoring_Your_Database_From_Backup

    Once that's done then do that re-upload on the WordPress 3.7.1 files skipping the wp-content files. This time rename your existing theme directory to wp-content/themes/your-theme-name-OLD and rename plugins to plugins-OLD.

    This is just to make sure that your theme and or plugins are not interfering somehow. It's a temporary step (don't delete anything) and hopefully will let you into your WordPress dashboard.

    If that does work, which theme are you using?

  10. rjpp
    Member
    Posted 9 months ago #

    I did upload everything but the wp-content file, but I keep getting all failed transfers from FTP and now I can't access the wp-includes file.
    Funny thing is that the dates of the wp-admin and wp-includes still appear with the original date of installation back in Sept. and not today's transfer.

    I'm using a Directory theme by AiT themes. Why?
    What link do you need, the FTP access for manual installation I suppose?

  11. but I keep getting all failed transfers from FTP and now I can't access the wp-includes file.

    I think you need to speak with your web host provider. It sounds like those files were installed using a different user id/group id then the one you are using with FTP. Or the file and directory permissions are not set to let you upload new copies onto that file system. Using FTP should work every time and when it doesn't then it is a host thing.

    I'm using a Directory theme by AiT themes. Why?

    I was asking just to make sure that it's not a theme conflict. It doesn't sound like it is. Can you speak to your host? Show them this thread and they may be able to get you sorted out.

  12. rjpp
    Member
    Posted 9 months ago #

    Hi,

    I was able to change some permission with the hosting provider (1&1 ain't that good BTW) and now I get the following msg as error: "Permission denied in failed to open stream: Permission denied.... wp-admin/includes/class-wp-filesystem-direct.php on line 200"

    I also changed the permission key in this file but the error still occurs. I also receive this msg:

    The following file was not copied : wp-admin/images/icons32-2x.png

    According to this msg, the file is an image with icons used in wordpress for editing, but I cant't even access the directory when I try to look for the file.

    Does anybody know about this problem?

    I look forward for any suggestions.

    Many thanks

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