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Moved Wordpress to other folder (Windows) WAMP = 403 Forbidden

I am using a local install of Wordpress for offline development on a Windows 10 machine, with WAMP on the server side. This morning I have moved the folder containing the wordpress from c:\users\...
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Bulk re-generate download permissions order

I've importe an old client's store into his new wordpress website with all his clients database. He sells only downloadable products. The problem is that the "download link" of all of the previous ...
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Unable to Access WP Admin or Login buttons after Migration

After migrating from IIS server over to CentOS, I am having a hard time logging into my admin. When I did manage to login it said the User had no permission to login into WP Admin so it was the ...
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What is this code in my theme's footer.php causing chmod permission warnings? [closed]

I am stumped on this and can't seem to fix the issue. I removed the code, that didn't work as it came back. I tried looking throughout my theme's files and can't see anything else. Does anyone have ...
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How can I restrict a user to a specific item in the Wordpress Admin? [closed]

Let us assume I want to restrict someone only to accessing the comments section of the WP-Admin interface. I don't think that this functionality is covered by the default group permissions. How ...
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to perform the requested action wordpress needs to access your web server. please enter your ftp

I'm following Changing File Permissions « WordPress Codex, yet when I'm try to update and/or install plugin and/or theme through wp-admin, I'm getting following: To perform the requested action, ...
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Public and Private keys incorrect for user

I am attempting to set up a WordPress installation on a DigitalOcean Ubuntu droplet, however after following the instructions on https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-configure-...
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Multiple Authors on Single Post

Does anyone know how to assign multiple Users as authors of single individual posts (even single custom post types)? I want more than just displaying as tags the list of authors. I am looking at the ...
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Pagination Error on Admin (You do not have sufficient permissions)

Hi everybody and tks in advance for your help! I have a plugin and I was trying to do some pagination for a custom query. Everything seems to work fine, but when I click on page 2 (or whatever not ...
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How to debug “You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page”?

The error You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page when trying to access wp-admin can result from many causes. How can I debug effectively what is causing the problem? Is there any ...
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Admin page and admin menu. Permissions plugin

I was googlin really hard but couldn't find any answers. What i'm trying to do is write a simple permission admin page plugin. So far what i did a page with every role where i can check a certain ...
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Moving Media Library

I downloaded all files from wp-content/uploads and copied to new Wordpres instance on localhost (Windows IIS Express also on MacOS with MAMP). Unfortunately in both cases I don't see my files in Media ...
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What user/group does Wordpress belong to in terms of file permissions?

When I check the file permission on a newly, locally installed Wordpress site (i.e. downloaded from wordpress.org/download) the owner is ll782 (my username) and the group-owner is admin. Wordpress ...
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Why can I upload files but need FTP login for plugins

I know this is probably a file permission issue, but I can't figure out why it's happening. (I'm more trying to understand what's going on rather than looking for a quick fix.) Why would I be able to ...
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wordpress theme install failing

I am trying to install wordpress theme on my site, but is failing with message Could not copy file. catch-responsive/404.php Folder permissions are as - ftp user is owner of the whole wordpress ...
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Centos 7.2 wordpress on going to /admin shows Forbidden You don't have permission to access /wordpress/wp-admin/ on this server

I have Centos 7.2 on our production server. When I try to go to admin on http://patrickheide.com/wordpress/admin or http://patrickheide.com/wordpress/wp-admin It shows the error "Forbidden ...
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Remove Custom Capability

I have created a custom post type 'book'. All book post-type are public, so I want to remove some capabilities such as 'delete_private_books', 'read_private_books' etc. How can I achieve this since ...
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You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page on a submenu

I'm writing my first plugin for WordPress and am running into a permission issue when trying to pass a parameter to a page. I've added a submenu page to process a delete for a category from the ...
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Debug errors for “Destination directory for file streaming does not exist or is not writable”

I'm system administrator, and quite befuddled as I find way to make a debug to know why error message you receive one of my users when trying to update their plugins. Server Apache 2.4 PHP 5.5.32 ...
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WordPress 4.4.2 Update not working

I would like to use Auto Update feature to update wordpress. I see this question was asked 5 years ago I would prefer doing the upgrade using Automatic update instead of manual process and fix what's ...
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Multisite - make an admin network page accessible by any user in the network

I want to programatically create a new blog for a newly registered user and I have an issue with permissions. For the wpmu_create_blog function to work properly, some files must be included and when ...
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Allow authors to post only in categories they create in WordPress

I'm looking for a way to allow users with an assigned WordPress role (in my case, author) to create new categories and then automatically be restricted to only posting in those categories or the ...
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What's the difference between the permissions “edit_published_posts” and “edit_posts”

What's the difference between the permissions "edit_published_posts" and "edit_posts"? It's not clear on the wordpress manual.
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Wordpress cannot upload files to server after recompiling PHP

Problem: PHP interferes with Wordpress ability to use write permissions on folders after recompiling PHP. This problem is so vast, yet no answer exists. Here is what does not work: Changing ...
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Saving file to disk receiving fopen error

I have a requirement to save a json file to disk. I've got as far a the below php. However i get the following error. fopen(/wp-content/content/uploads/artworks.js): failed to open stream: No ...
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How do I fix “You are not allowed to edit this item.” for Admins on existing posts?

I'm doing some work for a new client (non-tech, their former tech person left). Their version of Wordpress is 4.3.2. I have an admin account and I'm unable to edit existing posts. I can create new ...
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What is the “user account” for WordPress’ file permissions?

I have a wordpress install that I would like to tighten up the security on. I am reading the wordpress help page on hardening wordpress (http://codex.wordpress.org/Hardening_WordPress#File_Permissions)...
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Editor user role dashboard permission issues after standalone site has been integrated into multisite

I recently integrated a standalone Wordpress site into a multisite/network instance. When one logs on with a "Editor" user role level to the newly integrated subsite the following message is displayed:...
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Show authors own posts AND all other authors published posts in dashboard

In the Backend Posts section I'm looking to show only the logged in authors posts and all other published posts. e.g. Author 1 has 3 drafts and 1 published post. Author 2 has 4 drafts and 1 published ...
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WP can't create new directory

Edit2: I'm renaming the question from "WP didn't add theme automatically" to "WP can't create new directory" because I found out that the problem is a little bit more complex. The same error is going ...
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How to redirect users without permission to view content to a custom page?

I want users who don't have permission to view content to be redirected to a page when they are presented with the default "Nothing Found" page. I've already redirected 404s but this is not exactly a ...
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Force “submit for review” on update?

I'm trying to force all content to be submitted for review. That means that if a user updates an already published page, that the update would be pending until someone else approves it. I don't see ...
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SSH vs Wordpress

To modify files via SSH I need to have the files owned by ubuntu:www-data. But for wordpress to be able to install or update plugins I need to have the files owned by www-data:www-data. Any way around ...
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Woocommerce Dealer User Role

Woocommerce documentation mentions a "shop manager" role which I do not see in v2.4.10. Does the "dealer" role have same permissions as "shop manager"?
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Image uploads but is blank in library (question mark thumbnail)

When I try to upload an image using the standard WordPress backend functionality, it uploads but shows up as a thumbnail with a question mark. Upon clicking on the thumbnail, I can see that WordPress ...
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Avoid 'uploads' 777 permissions: Potential threat or clean solution?

Recently changed hosting of a website and found the upload directory of WordPress wasn't "available". I have been reading that setting folder permissions to 777 would allow everything to work fine, ...
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Plugins & backup not working correctly on new Digital Ocean server

So I just fired up a new Digital Ocean droplet running Ubuntu 15.10x64 and I'm setting up a Wordpress environment. I am setting it up from scratch without a Wordpress image. I followed a lot of the ...
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You need to login with a user that has edit posts capacity?

I have a network blog and after the user has created a site they are getting an error when trying to save their post: You need to login with a user that has edit posts capacity Shouldn't they ...
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Auto-update failing with “hardened” permissions

I've attempted to set up my wordpress install as recommended in the Codex's "Hardening WordPress" article. That is: All files are 644, all folders are 755 Everything owned by the user account wp-...
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How to get permissions to read the post

I have a problem to make this kind of functionality within Wordpress. Three equal user groups: A, B and C. I have a list of all posts with different permission assigned to read them: posts open to ...
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User permissions to upload images

I added TinyMCE editor to fronend page via wp_editor() function. I am trying to give user ability to upload images via "Add Media" button in that editor. Which permissions should I give to user for ...
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What are the proper file & directory permissions for WPMS

I am looking for some sort of concise reference document that indicates what the proper *nix permission settings need to be for all WordPress files and directories. I am also would like to know what ...
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Folder Permissions, fsockopen enabled and cURL is disabled

Hello I recently migrated my wp site to a new host and it has being nightmare since i am not able to upload pictures to the Media gallery and install plugins. WP keeps showing me this error and when I ...
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User only edit CPT with slug that matches username

I'm in a situation that necessitates I complete this project within a week. So any help or specific guidance to my question would greatly appreciated. Is it possible, without creating an incredible ...
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Wordpress in IIS 7.5 - “cannot create directory”

This is a common problem (so I've found out) but I cannot get WP to play nice with IIS 7.5 / PHP 5.6. Updating (WP + plugins) and installing (plugins) always return the error "Cannot create directory"....
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What is valid timing of using current_user_can() and related functions?

During the vanilla WP core load the current user is being set up in $wp-init() which is after theme load and before init hook. This is in line with good practice of functionality getting hooked to ...
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Forbidden 403 error, permission to access, unable to read htaccess

Recently clean-installed (with exception of themes and content/upload folders) an old wordpress to the latest Wordpress 4.2.2. I continue to get this error below whenever I load files such as style....
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wp_login_form to redirect the same as login_redirect filter

I have installed the plugin WPFront User Role Editor and it has redirect settings so that you can specify where each type of user is redirected upon login. This works great for the regular login form ...
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sufficient permissions to access this page

I recently changed my DB password as security measure after having discontinued services of a coder I had worked with. I updated my wp-config file so everything is working fine except the page(s) the ...
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Updating plugins asks for FTP information, why? (this is a new one)

First off, this has nothing to do with permissions, I already checked that. So please don't mark this as a duplicate. Any time I try to update a plugin, I get this dialog: I went overboard and ...