keep getting this error that wordpress cant write to directory to upload images (6 posts)

  1. nmwando
    Posted 10 years ago #

    It doesn't look like you can use the file upload feature at this time because the directory you have specified (/homepages/27/d120518085/htdocs/wp-content) doesn't appear to be writable by WordPress. Check the permissions on the directory and for typos.

  2. Mark (podz)
    Support Maven
    Posted 10 years ago #

    The directory 'wp-content' needs to have permissions of 755 or 766 or 777

    Your cpanel or ftp client should be able to change this for you.

  3. nmwando
    Posted 10 years ago #

    i use 1and1.com they have got to have the most messed up ftp stuff on the web. ;)

  4. zople
    Posted 10 years ago #

    I had the same problem as above, I have had to change my permissions to 755.
    The images upload they are in the directory, and the alt description appears but no image.
    Help please appreciatted


  5. zople
    Posted 10 years ago #

    I have half solved the problem )) see above when I upload this is what I get

    <img src=';/wp-content/frank.jpg' alt='' />

    If I add the path by hand all is OK


  6. nmwando
    Posted 10 years ago #

    thanks same here i was able to clear the error. cpanel and livingdot rocks

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