Editing footer.php and I'm getting a permision denied error (5 posts)

  1. tanya.walia
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Hey there,
    I'm editing the site and i need to take out something from the footer.. and it gives me these errors when I try to edit it ..basically i just want to take out the powered by wordpress line.. Please help me out ..i have no idea why its giving me this error..thanks

    Warning: fopen(E:\VirtualHosts\mezmereyesoptical.com\httpdocs/wp-content/themes/new-church21/footer.php) [function.fopen]: failed to open stream: Permission denied in E:\VirtualHosts\mezmereyesoptical.com\httpdocs\wp-admin\theme-editor.php on line 74

    Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at E:\VirtualHosts\mezmereyesoptical.com\httpdocs\wp-admin\theme-editor.php:74) in E:\VirtualHosts\mezmereyesoptical.com\httpdocs\wp-admin\theme-editor.php on line 89

  2. govpatel
    Posted 4 years ago #

    looks like those files needs their permission changed

  3. tanya.walia
    Posted 4 years ago #

    so change the permission of the theme-editor file? to what? 777? because i tried it and it doesnt allow me to .. :( ..

  4. govpatel
    Posted 4 years ago #

    normal permissions for files is 644 and for folders is 755

  5. tanya.walia
    Posted 4 years ago #

    that's so weird i tried 644 and i got this

    Status: Set permissions of '/httpdocs/wp-admin/theme-editor.php' to '644'
    Command: CWD /httpdocs/wp-admin
    Response: 250 CWD command successful.
    Command: PWD
    Response: 257 "/httpdocs/wp-admin" is current directory.
    Command: SITE CHMOD 644 theme-editor.php
    Response: 500 'SITE CHMOD 644 theme-editor.php': command not understood

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