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  • Somebody told me that I have to make the themes 777 so I can use the theme editor,so I did it.
    I have the themes folfer 755 and the themes inside it 777 but I don’t understand how to save the changes I make with the theme editor!

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  • Change them to 666, so that they are writable and savable in WordPress…

    Change to 666 the theme folder or each theme separately?

    To be writable:
    folders 777
    files 666.
    Otherwise, to avoid hacking your site, change them back immediately to:
    folders 755
    files 644.

    For the above reason = 777 and 666 leaves your site wide open for every hacker… I never use that online editor. Edit the files on your computer and upload via FTP. It is safe.

    Oh man!I am so confused with this file permisions.

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