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Login Problems & 403 errors (7 posts)

  1. lukeedwards
    Member
    Posted 10 years ago #

    I installed the latest build of WordPress yesterday. The installation was perfect, but I have one slight problem with the site. When I try to log in, I get a 403 error page. This only happens though if I enter the correct password. If I enter the wrong password than I get the incorrect password text pop up.
    The Interesting part is that after entering the correct username / password and getting the 403 error, I can go to the index page and edit a post, which gives me access to the admin menu meaning that I am logged in.
    Is there any way that I can make the login function normally without any errors.
    Thanks in advance for replies / help

  2. Mark (podz)
    Support Maven
    Posted 10 years ago #

    403 is a permissions issue.
    Check the files are correctly chmod'd to 755 / 766 ?

  3. lukeedwards
    Member
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Thanks for the quick reply. Do all files need to have full read/write/execute permisions as thats what they have at the moment?
    Thanks!

  4. Mark (podz)
    Support Maven
    Posted 10 years ago #

    My wp folder is 755, files within are a mix of 755 / 666 / 777, though the 777 I think is just my images folder...

  5. lukeedwards
    Member
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Hmmm, okay I will have a look at everything when I get home. Its all a little confusing as I have never installed anything like this before. Thanks for your help so far. I might try re-uploading it with a different FTP package as that seemed to be why I couldnt install it 100% the first time round. Maybe the correct permisions will copy accross or something! thanks.

  6. Mark (podz)
    Support Maven
    Posted 10 years ago #

    There is some information here on different ftp clients and CHMOD
    http://www.mfr.f2s.com/ftp/

  7. lukeedwards
    Member
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Thank you Podz, you are a star.

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