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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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Set wordpress permissions correctly on Centos 6.5 VM + apache 2.0

I've a Centos 6.5 VM with apache 2.0. I'm tring to understand how wordpress permissions should be set, in order to have a safe environment and make it update via Wordpress UI rather than ftp. This is ...
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how do i use user_has_cap hook to restrict access to some fromidable forms?

I would like to restrict access for 3 users to access three specific forms, so one form each and be able to edit it; Without seeing other peoples forms. how can i achieve this? This is how far i have ...
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Failed to open stream: Permission denied

I am getting this error throughout my WordPress site. Warning: imagejpeg(/home/petsp_f/public_html/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/filename-66x66.jpg): failed to open stream: Permission denied in ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...