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  • Resolved jockoe


    I’ve tried everything listed in the [sticky] at the top of this forum and I’m still having issues. When I try uploading an image I get this messaage

    Unable to create directory /var/www/the_tracy_times/wp-content/uploads/2009/04. Is its parent directory writable by the server?

    If I create the directory manually I get

    The uploaded file could not be moved to /var/www/the_tracy_times/wp-content/uploads/2009/04.

    I’ve tried changing permissions of my ‘uploads’ folder, but still no luck. Anyone know what will fix this?

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  • try chmod 777 on /wp-content
    if it does upload – chmod back to 755

    No luck with that. I tried the flash uploader and the browser uploader.

    I am learning to be my own system admin. if that helps any. I’ve re-started my server numerous times and that did not clear up my problem.

    Thanks samboll. I got it. I took your suggestion one folder further and chmod 777 wp-contents, uploads, and 2009 folders. It did the upload. I chmod the folders back to 755.

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