[Resolved] systematic image upload error
I’ve been trying to fix the already infamous WP 2.5 uploading “HTTP ERROR”.
I’ve noticed quite a bunch of recent topics concerning this subject, none providing up to this date a specific and definitive fix.
I’ve also followed the new “2.5 Image/Media Uploader problems” sticky list, there was some progress but the problem persists.
Here’s how it went:
1. Make sure you uploaded all the WordPress files correctly. Really, this is probably the most common upgrade problem.
I’ve installed WP in a sub-domain in the corresponding http folder and everything was quickly (apparently) working. This http://www.imagemlatente.com/CONTENTOR/WP_files.png is how it is installed.
2. Clear your browser cache, restart your browser. Do it twice. Browser caches can be persistent little things.
3. Update your Adobe Flash to the latest version (esp you Linux users!): Flash
4. IE has specific known issues. Download these two files, replace them in your WordPress installation: IE-Fix
What’s IE?? Is it like… A browser? “IE-Fix” sounds like a paradox ^^;
Media buttons look fine.
6. Bad Behavior breaks the uploader. Disable it. There have been reports that editing the “blacklist.inc.php” file to remove the line containing “Shockwave Flash” also works.
7. mod_security might be causing problems. Disable it to see if that is the problem. To do this, make an .htaccess file in your wp-admin directory. Add this to it:
That will disable it for the entire wp-admin directory. It’s possible to be more specific about it, this is just a quick and easy test to see if mod_security is causing your issues.
Done that. It only got me a “Fatal error” followed by a lot of text when trying to log into my wordpress. Removed it. Back to square zero.
8. Worst case… Disable the flash uploader for now, using this plugin: No-Flash-Uploader”
Before doing this, as suggested in other topics I manually created an “uploads” folder (755) inside “wp-content” folder, went to setting>miscellaneous>store uploads in this folder and updated field with
. After doing this the progress bar in the image/media uploader started to move for the first time, only to get into the “crunching” status and give the same error.
After that I installed and activated the referred plugin, only to get the new error message “The uploaded file could not be moved to /var/www/vhosts/imagemlatente.com/subdomains/blog/httpdocs/wp-content/uploads. 118”
Guys, if “CODE IS POETRY” please double check your rhymes before releasing your stuff… the “5 minutes wp installation” are more like 5 hours at the moment, and still not working.
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