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I am looking for a little assistance tracking down my permission issues regarding updating plugins from my admin page or transfering files via FTP into the wp-content file.

I have been searching for an answer for a while but nothing seems to be working.

I have tried: sudo chown -R www-data:www-data ~/html/blog/wp-content but it does not work.

My permissions for the wp-content folder are: drwxr-xr-x 5 root root 4096 Jan 1 13:16 wp-content

ps aux | grep apache (1st line): root 8879 0.0 2.2 125064 22916 ? Ss Jan01 0:09 /usr/sbin/apache2

ps aux | grep wp-content: pi 25195 0.0 0.0 4380 564 pts/0 S+ 22:39 0:00 grep --color=auto

I am thinking that because apache is 'root' and wp-content is 'pi' that might be the problem, but I do not know how to fix it.

Thank you in advance.

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Wordpress needs a proper read - write permission to work. To make sure everythings fine, try this:

Go to you public_html folder and run the commands

chown www-data:www-data  -R *
find . -type d -exec chmod 755 {} \; 
find . -type f -exec chmod 644 {} \;  

After that, you might wanna tighten your security, read this

That's what works on me, hope it works on you too...

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