I have a problem with uploading themes through WP’s admin area.
First, I got this error:
“Is its parent directory writable by the server?”
After trying several of the solutions suggested in other posts (CHMOD 777 of ‘wp-content’ & ‘uploads’ folder; creating the ‘uploads’ folder manually in confixx, etc.). In the end I solved it by unticking “Organize my uploads into month- and year-based folders” (in Settings > Media) fixed this issue.
Then however I got a new error (after entering my FTP credentials):
“Downloading install package from ‘/var/www/user/html/mydomain/wp-content/uploads/genesis.1.7.1.zip…’
Download failed. A valid URL was not provided.”
How do I fix this?
Some background info: This is a fresh WP install. An Akismet update this morning installed without problems. Swapping to ‘pretty links’ needed me to create a .htaccess file first before being successful.
Warning: potential overkill information!
After surfing around subfolder installs seem to be more complicated thus I should explain my situation a bit more in case the error lies deeper. I have three domains linked to my webspace 111.com, 222.com, 333.com. In confixx I’ve allocated each domain a specific subfolder as new “root” (eg. ‘/html/111’). I’ve done this so that each domain has its own independent website and you will not see ‘www.xyz.com/111/…’, but instead ‘www.111.com/wp-content/’ (which is in fact ‘/html/111/wp-content’). I hope my description does not confuse anyone. As yoiu might be able to tell I’m a noob with WP and trying hard to get it up and running for my new blog.
Any help is much appreciated.
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