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Why would WordPress request FTP information when it can write to the file server?

I don't think this is a duplicate, although I've seen similar questions on here. I have added my primary SSH/FTP user and the user nobody to a group called webserver, then I ran a chown -R .webserver ...
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Prevent Wordpress installing plugins and themes via Admin

When I initially set up WP, I had entered my FTP details in the Admin so that I could add plugins and themes directly from Admin. However, I believe this compromises the website as I have found ...
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Problems with installing and deleting plugins

When I want to install a plugin from the web interface, I receive the error The plugin does not have a valid header. or Destination folder already exists. after it has been downloaded and ...
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Plugin Label Text Wont change

I have a Private Content plugin installed on 3.7.1 and I am trying to translate some texts from the plugin via FTP but they wont update. I even activated the TwentyEleven theme to make sure there ...
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56 views

Plugin (smart archives reloaded) crashed site / no access on admin panel

During a clean up of my plugins inside of WordPress i deactivated the: smart archives reloaded plugin. Next up: a fatal error when i refreshed the page. Fatal error: Class 'SAR_Generator' not found ...
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87 views

How to use Download Manager with FTP

I need to have the email before download plugin so am using Download manager in conjunction, however as some files will need updating quite regularly, I am keen to use FTP so that I can just replace ...
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2answers
29 views

Fast Tranfering my Wordpress site to another server

I am transferring my WordPress site. I need to transfer all the content to my new server from old one. I don't have that enough bandwidth that i can first FTP to my local PC and than again FTP to the ...
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1answer
479 views

Install and Update plugins on a VPS Wordpress installation

I have installed Wordpress. Everything works smooth except one thing: I cannot ftp through Wordpress - meaning I cannot update or install plugins. Using my vps root user and password doesn't work ...
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1answer
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Images not showing and plugins not installing on wordpress server move

I have recently moved my wordpress site from localhost to an apache server with plesk. Upon doing this my images are not appearing on the website despite still being in the media folder (however I ...
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253 views

Restored Wordpress on new Server - Can't auto-update plugins

I have installed a new Ubuntu server and have set everything up for Wordpress. I have also extracted mySite directory in the /var/www/ and did a mysql -u mysqlusername -p databasename < ...
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1answer
374 views

WP Config for FTP credentials

Is there a config in WP that allows you to store your FTP credentials? I'm using the Linux webserver at work to develop and it's really annoying to have to but the credentials in every time I ...
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2answers
2k views

Standard permissions for wordpress; Plugin installation asks for FTP credentials

I'm on a server that does not have FTP installed and will not have FTP installed. I have another website that I've been able to install plugins in before, including the one I'm trying to install now ...
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Why does WordPress require a ftp server to be running on the webserver to transfer plugins?

I had asked a related question on Super User: A use case of a system "receiving" files over FTP would be, for example, the way WordPress plugins are installed via 1-click where WordPress ...
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Can I upgrade plugins via FTP?

I'm having some trouble upgrading my plguins through the Dashboard, If i upgrade plugins manually via FTP, will i lose any info from plugins like statpress and all in one seo?
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5answers
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wordpress on localhost lamp doesn't let me install plugins

i've installed a LAMP server on my ubunutu 11.04. i've installed wordpress and hooked it right with the MySQL db. i've changed the permissions of the www-data group to read and write files. every ...
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How can I stop WordPress from prompting me to enter FTP information when doing updates?

How can I stop WordPress from prompting me to enter FTP information when doing updates?