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Media Upload problem... (2 posts)

  1. Andre
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    When I try to upload an image in the the media gallery it gives me an error saying

    “example.jpg” has failed to upload due to an error
    Unable to create directory \\xxx\xxx\xx\x\x\x\xxxxxxxx\xxxx\xxxxx\xxxxxxx.com\www\store/wp-content/uploads. Is its parent directory writable by the server?

    How can I fix this?

  2. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Change the permissions on the wp-content directory to 766. If you still have problems, try 767 or 777. Once your uploads are working, change the permissions on wp-content back to 755 again and check that everything still works OK.
    http://codex.wordpress.org/Changing_File_Permissions

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