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Why is group ownership with rwx permissions not enough?

Running PHP 5.4 and Apache2 on Debian 7, with apache configured to use user www-data. I'm trying to figure out why Wordpress cannot modify files in its directory when it has group ownership with ...
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Permission issue with custom post type - not added to menu - by plugin

I've created a custom post type and taxonomy like this... function register_post_type_products() { $labels = array( 'name' => _x('Produkter', 'post type general name'), ...
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Permissions in a Local Dev Environment (OS X)

I wanted to enable WordPress auto-updates to work without FTP, so I added: define('FS_METHOD', 'direct'); to my wp-config.php. So in order to grant write privileges to WordPress's auto-updater, I ran ...
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wordpress upload permission on nginx & ubuntu

I have a problem with wordpress upload folder permission on nginx/ubuntu VPS. keep getting the error: “asr.jpg” has failed to upload due to an error Unable to create directory uploads/2014/02. ...
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WordPress Permission Problems on Ubuntu 12.04 with LAMP stack

Permissions when associated with WordPress is something that I would never understand. Here are the problems: First problem is uploading. If I start from a fresh Ubuntu 12.04 installation then ...
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Limit a user to have access to only specified pages?

I have several users that I would like to put in user groups. The reason for this is each user group will have access to a specific set of pages or a specific custom post type. I would like to be able ...
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The uploaded file exceeds the upload_max_filesize directive in php.ini

I'm trying to upload a XML file through Wordpress Importer It shows this error, no matter what the size of the file is. Even 10kb file throws up this error. My php.ini settings were set to 100MB, ...
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Auto-Upgrade to 4.2.2 fails because theme functions.php is included instead of wp-includes/functions.php

I'm trying to upgrade WordPress to the latest 4.2.2. On the screen, I'm seeing: Downloading update from https://downloads.wordpress.org/release/wordpress-4.2.2-no-content.zip… Unpacking the update… ...
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wp-content - permissions for files/folders created by apache

My wp-content folder has owner 'User' and group 'www-data'. The permissions are 775 for folders and 664 for files, so the server can write inside folder. But when the server creates folder and files ...
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403 (Forbidden) delete file image in themer folder

I'm having trouble with permission to delete files that are within the theme folder. All folders and files are with permission 775 and there is no error in the code , because when I use the code in a ...
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Permissions to wp-content folder in Windows Server 2012

I've made some tests to solve this problem: trying to update some plugins via Wordpress backend I always receive a "Unable to create folder" error. So I've initially added IIS_IUSRS with ...
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Grant user rights to access certain tabs of a plugin

I found out a way to grant a user permission to access a single plugin but it has its flaws. Right now there are 6 tabs on the options page of this plugin. The user has access to all these tabs ...
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Securing a multi-user permission structure

I'm currently working on a team that needs two distinct users from the same wpadmin group to be able to modify the wordpress files. Following the guide at Hardening WordPress (Codex), the following ...
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Filtering results for post_type tells me I don't have permission

I have a post type that for some reason I am unable to access. Here is the message I get when I try to access it: You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page. edit.php?post_type=alt ...
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Editor and contributor roles not correct after adding function

** RESTATED ** I am creating a bridge. The work involves a default installation of WordPress and a plugin to bridge a forum and WordPress. The forum provides all the account information. The ...
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Lock access to plugin options

While editing a post/page, that item is locked to the current user. How can something similar be accomplished with the settings pages? Take this for example. admin A is changing settings for a ...
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Featured image not working, because of custom user role?

I've got a weird issue. My post thumbnails aren't working with a custom role. Images can be uploaded, and when viewing the media uploader they show as attached to the relevant post. However, when ...
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Plugin/Folder permission issues with Azure

Has anyone come across plugin issues when using Wordpress with Azure? I recently spun up a free wordpress install on azurewebsites.net, using PHP 5.4 and Wordpress 3.5. Once plugin in particualr, ...
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Moved Wordpress site to new server, directory permissions not working correctly

I built a Wordpress on my hosting space and then transferred it my clients server - followed all the instructions and pretty much everything works fine. The ONLY problem I have is that the directory ...
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Upload folder permissions suddenly changed on all WP sites on same server

All my media linrary uploads were working until today when I tried uploading some pdf's and images to one of the WP sites on my server. I checked the other sites on same server and same thing ...
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Synchronising Multisite Roles

I am trying to set up roles synced between a multisite master site and a sub site. I read the info here How to sync roles across Multisite?, but am not 100% clear on how to implement this. In my use ...
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How to stop wordpress from changing default .htaccess permissions to 444

I installed my website using an installer - fantastico for a quick install. Just a few days ago, I started getting a weird error in w3tc plugin and it would ask me to update via ftp as you can see ...
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Best way to assign role to user across entire multisite?

We have a content editor role that allows only editing pages/posts, but this user should be able to edit posts/pages on ANY site in the network. The problem is that these users don't have a role on ...
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Image File permissions issue on Windows Server IIS

We are using Wordpress on a Windows Server with IIS, When an image is uploaded I get several image files depending upon the size of the original. One of these files has the same name as the original ...
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Admin user with just “read” permissions

How can I have a user level who can see everything a normal admin sees, but who can't edit anything? Basically a read only admin. To let a client have a look at the control panel but without letting ...
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Wordpress requires FTP details to update 4.1.1, not to install plugin

I think I've a problem with my wordpress installation. It asks for FTP details when I want to upgrade to 4.1.1, while it doesn't ask them when installing a new plugin. For example I've just installed ...
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Editing posts using user credits

I am looking for a cleaner or better way to accomplish the following. Credits are stored as user meta _credits (int). Users can only edit pages, posts, custom post types if they have credits left. ...
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Media upload privelages have been disabled for administrators - any ideas?

I have a nearly finished installation of Wordpress that was working fine. Then at some point the permissions for uploading images died for Administrator statuil. Details are: The issue: - I first ...
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Is it safe to assign WordPress files to apache user and group?

I'm moving from a vps to a dedicated server. Httpd runs as "apache" user and group. So I should change all WordPress files owner user and group to "apache", so that I don't have to chmod all files. ...
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Proper permisssions for a file in uploads directory to be viewable by admin but not by public

What would be the proper permission to set for a file in wp-content/uploads so that it is not publicly viewable but can be accessed when logged into the admin area? Example - a user uploads a photo ...
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How to restrict specific category posts from being read by specific user roles?

I would like that only users of role "Author" can read the posts of a category called "personal". How can I do it? Thanks
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Wordpress installation permission errors

I'm getting "Download failed. Failed to write request to temporary file." when I try to download plugins, and the plugins (that were working) are now unable to write what they need to (namely a ...
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Used Duplicator to transfer a site. Now my media uploads aren't working

I deleted an image from the Media tab and when I tried to upload another, I started getting this error: The uploaded file could not be moved to wp-content/uploads/2014/10 I tried CHMODing the ...
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Cannot upload with 777 via plupload on Ubuntu 14

I'm using plupload in a HM plugin to let the users upload there logo. I just noticed that it only works on windows local server and in production mod. But on my test servers (2 servers both with ...
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Cannot upload to new wordpress installation in subdirectory on same server as existing installation

To make a smooth transition to a new site, we created a fresh new wordpress installation (3.9.2) in a subfolder of the root, called wp2. (The intention is to eventually redirect entirely to this site) ...
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Multidomain site with custom permissions

We are going to build single instalation wordpress multidomain site, where each domain is used for different language. domain.com - english, domain.lv - latvian, domain.ru - russian, etc. All sites ...
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Can't Post to my Wordpress Anymore!

I'm at my rope's end with this whole thing and have tried everything I can to solve it. I have a WordPress site with a SQL database on Azure, but recently all of the users associated with the site ...
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Wordpress asking FTP Details

When i attempt to upload my plugin, WordPress asks for my FTP Credentials. After entering them, WordPress returns the error: Failed to connect to FTP Server ftp.domain.com:21 but my FTP ...
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Folder Permissions + Security Concerns

I messed up bad guys. I while working on another part of my website I accidentally nuked my WordPress folder permissions. I was able to find/fix some problems and I got my site up and running but some ...
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Limit permissions for authors' fields in Types Custom Field

At a bit of a loss. Took over a WordPress project from outsourced coders who left the project a mess. My issue is this: We have a number of authors who can post using a custom type of post created ...
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Editor have not permissions for a plugin

I use static html output plugin to export pages to html, but only the admin can use this plugin. A editor have not permissions to export a html page. It says: You do not have sufficient permissions ...
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Set role for manage users only under a role

I have to implement membership functionality where a user (company owner) can manage multiple users(employees) under him. I have created two roles in members plugin - Company user - Can add ...
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Strange error “You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page”

I've tried for days to figure this out, with countless research hours involved. I've exhausted reviews of other threads on here and on Google with no luck. /wp-admin/update-core.php Currently at ...
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Is it possible to allow a user to only edit categories of posts and nothing else?

I have a site with a lot of articles that aren't categorized. I'd like to hire someone to go through the articles and assign categories to them, then submit them for review and approval. However, if ...
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permissions on themes directory

I have a ftp user like owner of all files and directories. When I try to modify any file (e.g. styles.css) with Editor from Admin Panel I see this message: To save the changes, is needed that the ...
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Malware/Permission bug removal?

I'm facing a hell of a problem on a client's WP theme. Whenever I try to 'Activate' it, it gives me the following errors on a blank page: Warning: ...
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Permissions with Custom Post Types

Afternoon everyone. I made a theme for a friend's site using a custom post type called "fixtures" but I can't get it to allow users listed as "Writers" to be attributed as the authors of these posts, ...
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Removed and Reinstalled Wordpress, Redirect Broken now

I just removed and reinstalled wordpress, I think something messed up.. Now when I enter URL, such as "test123.com", nothing load.. The ".htaccess" file on root folder is empty. and content of ...
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Permission denied in template-loader .php

Oh man. I tried to create a custom page template for a page on my site page-cumberland-principles.php When I go to view that page, the page showed up completely blank. I used wp_debug, and found ...
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Custom WP plugin installation permission problem

I've developed a custom plugin for WP. When I install it manually on my server, using FTP transfer, all is perfectly working. I tried to make a zip file and uploading it through WP admin panel. All ...