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  • Hello, I’ve just installed a nice theme into my wordpress installation.

    I am trying to customise it but I am getting permission errors like this: Warning: mkdir() [function.mkdir]: Permission denied in /var/www/vhosts/ on line 81

    Any ideas how I rectify this?

    Thank you.

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  • I changed the permissions to 777 for wp-content and it worked, but if I want to make changes in the future, will I only be able to by keeping these permissions?


    Contact your hosting service provider to grant the 755 recursive permissions to wp-content folder. Once it is assign to correct user and group to your domain, it will remain as it is.


    Shane G.

    Thank you so much for your help, I hope that works. I have emailed him.

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