Questions tagged [ftp]

The File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a standard network protocol used to transfer computer files between a client and server on a computer network.

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woocommerce with external ftp site

i am creating a site with wplms theme use woocommerce for selling part. i am trying to use another host for files(host run minimal php that use x-accel-redirect functions) and i want to limit ...
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Migrate localhost to server

Good day! How do you properly migrate your localhost wordpress file to a live server? What I do is usually copy all my wordpress file then transferred to my website thru FTP and the database is ...
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Images are randomy deleted from server

I've got a bizarre problem with a website I'm working on. Recently, when anyone uploads images to the site, some time later (maybe an hour, sometimes several hours) one or more images disappear ...
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Wordpress change homepage link (htaccess) (index)

Currently I'm creating content for a website. I noticed that in the homepage extension, there was 'homepage' added to the homepage link: www.charlottes-haarmode.nl/homepage When I tried to remove the ...
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Hide/Remove Wp Directory /wp-content/uploads/

how do we hide /wp-content/uploads/2019/03/? I want my url of the picture to be like pensionwebsitewi.com.au/nnovating.jpg See SS below Thanks
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WordPress FTP Error: “Failed to connect to FTP Server”

I have an issue i've been trying to fix for two days now. I've searched the web and tried to apply multiple suggestions from other posters. So i have a self hosting web server: CentOS7, Apache, PHP, ...
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Upload and configure WordPress

I'm trying to install WordPress for my website, and I need it to configure but I don't know how. The web hosting company does not use cPanel. I downloaded the WordPress .zip file from the official ...
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CSS and JS not loading after uploading onto server

(Pretty new to WP/coding, sorry if I'm asking a weird question) Here's the problem: Had a local WP-project (using WAMP) uploaded via FTP (Filezilla) on W3W (host), but it get's me a Failed to load ...
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Does WordPress still ask for FTP credentials for each file operation?

There is a reply from 2014, that is a great answer to a question I have, but WordPress changes, and I'm wondering if this is still true, "WP Filesystem API will ask for FTP credentials, but it will do ...
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failed to open stream: Permission denied for WordPress plugin

I'm installing my website on a new hosting company. All WordPress directories are chmod to 775 and the owner (plus group) is my account username, the same owner as when I create new files manually. ...
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How is FTP used for upgrade?

When I want to upgrade a plugin, I'm prompted for FTP credentials for the server. Are those used by the browser to connect to the server and modify the relevant files ? Or does the server connect to ...
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WordPress not syncing with FTP

This is the first time this happens to me. I uploaded a WordPress theme via FTP to wp-content/themes and it's not showing on my WordPress backend. I then deleted plugins from the backend and 1 theme ...
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ftp not retrieving my directory file ,anyone have solution?

i am trying to retrieving the directory of my site but i am not getting it clearly what is happening ,why it not retrieving my directory,please anyone can help to solve it,i am showing an image of ftp ...
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WP Asking for FTP Credentials with XAMPP Localhost

Total newbie here. I'm a pretty good user of applications, but have never written a single line of code. Installed XAMPP and WP, purchased a template from Envato and plan on working on it over the ...
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Use audio tag with FTP address?

Can anyone tell me why I can't use a FTP address in the Audio shortcode? It's simply not playing... [audio src="ftp://domain.no-ip.org/file.mp3"] PS; when going to the address (above is not a real ...
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Website does not reflect changes on live after uploading files via FTP

I have a Wordpress site that is already published on a domain. As I wanted to update the content of some pages, I edited the local version of my website on localhost and then uploaded the files using ...
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Why wordpress cannot write to directory and how to fix it?

I got message To perform the requested action, WordPress needs to access your web server. Please enter your FTP credentials to proceed. The solution is here https://www.digitalocean.com/community/...
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How to obtain WordPress domain administration/FTP credentials

I've been using WordPress web UI to administer. Now I want to change footer.php but that requires write access, which can only be enabled via FTP. I was directed to https://codex.wordpress.org/...
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How to move UPLOADS folder in sub-domain which hosted in another server

I want to move the uploads folder to a sub-domain. it hosted on another server. there are a lot of guides which is mentioned move the folder to a subdomain which hosted on the same as the main site is....
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Linux Permissions and Ownership for WordPress

I installed WordPress via ftp upload to our server using my ftp user account. This account is different than the user that runs http/Apache. I am now trying to install themes and plugins and I am ...
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Using any plugin results in http 500 error (and only plugins)

I am working on a site that was previously made by someone else. Whenever I try to use a plugin (eg. Dropbox Backup & Restore, Reset WP) I get an http 500 error.[I made a backup using filezilla.] ...
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FTP connection information + warning lines appearing on the homepage of my campsite?

I've read lots of posts about this issue usually appearing in the backend of wordpress, but mine appears on the live website (a camp site, not to mention we are on a big period for online bookings !!!)...
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Wordpress Images Not Showing When FTP

Could someone explain or show me a link to learn why when you ftp an image to uploads/sites/<blog_id>/ folder it does not show in the image gallery? Image gallery as in the one you see all your ...
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New folder and file permissions are not correct

I have read through a bunch of sites, but I could only find the right permission to set to existing files and folders, but I could not find anything related to the new files and folders to be created. ...
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Changing CSS FilePath for All Pages

So I need to change multiple CSS Style sheet paths for a WordPress website. They rely on a domain that is no longer going to be active. What is the best way to apply the path of these CSS file to all ...
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Reestablishing Automatic and Secure FTP Connection, Primary Domain Change

Action: Changed my primary domain address. Result: Caused WordPress to ask for FTP passcode every time I make a change from the WordPress interface. Active Issue: I would like to reestablish a safe &...
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Moving wordpress site from localhost to live server using GoDaddy cPanel

I'm using GoDaddy cPanel hosting to move my site from localhost. It's the first time I've done this and I've hit a dead end. I've followed the instructions from these instructions. I've used ...
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ERROR: Cookies are blocked due to unexpected output - no access to FTP

I updated some plug-ins for our client on Friday, since then I've been unable to load the admmin log-in page http://idealts.co.uk/wp-admin/ and when I try the log-in page it won't allow me to log-in ...
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“Backdoor-list.txt” files unexpectedly in server

Furthermore, there are "bad-directory-permissions-list.... .txt"files. My website is currently under repair due to malicious code being found. Could this be part of it? Should I delete these files ...
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How to handle a lot of media files in the uploads folder? (+10.000)

I recently found out that FileZilla only displays 9998 files in a single folder, but our WordPress Media archive has over 58.000 pictures in three folders. So the standard sorting option by date (...
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How I do I host a simple html file through wordpress? (see details) [closed]

I want to host a webpage on my main directory so that my url reads: www.example.com/sample.html I know I can use FTP service but is there any plugin I can use to accomplish this?
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How to stop repeated hack on header.php of custom theme? [closed]

Noticed some unwanted files on the website root folder and removed them. I have found that header.php file has some malicious code which redirects to spam sites only on mobile browsers. when these ...
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blank page after update my theme

after update my theme I have blank page so I see my ftp file and nothing !! i have save before all of my file so I transfer all of that in my file wordpress but I have already a blank page I think ...
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Wordpress unable to write files in the server

History: I refer to this thread here https://forums.cpanel.net/threads/mpm-pre_fork-to-worker-changes-file-permissions.605399/#post-2454791 : "After changing the server MPM from Prefork into Worker ...
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Image upload via FTP to wordpress media library

Is there any permanant way to upload images via FTP to WordPress media library other than the available plugins which don't really work well most of the time? I would really appreciate if anyone ...
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Upload images from one server to an other in wordpress

I'm developing a plugin which getting data as CSV file. Then i should upload the images from an other server to my server using the details of this CSV file. The problem is the coding which is not in ...
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Plugins successfully uploaded via FTP but they are not on my site

I have a problem with my FTP uploads. I'm trying to upload my plugins via FTP like always, but this time, plugins are not on my site. I have check the permissions (755-644): If I install plugins via ...
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Installing Theme from uploaded file. Not uploaded theme?

I'm totally new to WordPress, and I'm trying to upload theme from Upload Theme in themes section. While uploading theme it is asking for "FTP server access credentials", but I'm working on localhost ...
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My redirect URL doesn't show any pages on my website [closed]

I recently started using Wordpress. To do so I installed wordpress on my FTP server. Everything is working perfectly fine so far, except for my page URL. My FTP server's URL is really complicated so ...
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FTP or Cpanel installation of WordPress

I have done both FTP and cPanel installations of WordPress but which is the better way to go in terms of installation? Taking into account that the client wants to be the one to have control over ...
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FTP installation of WordPress

The client am working with want a website built and I discovered the site use for hosting. The problem I am having is that they want a WordPress site. What I am used to is installing WordPress of the ...
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Upload files only on FTP

How to Change upload directory to a url ? This mean I need to move files to other Hosts and load them from there.
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Wordpress FTP/media directory permissions problem?

I keep having problems when I try to update or download plugins in Wordpress, I keep getting a "Directory not created". Also, when I try to upload images, there is always "permission denied" problems.
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Connect to server with SFTP instead of FTP/FTPS within WordPress Backup

I have recently setup a Linode Apache2 Debian server and I am hosting my WordPress site on it. It seems I can only connect to the server with SFTP. When I attempt to add/update a plugin I am ...
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WP-admin plugin installation via FTP silently fails on shared hosting

I have a problem installing plugins on shared hosting. When I try to install plugins recommended by a theme via the admin interface the process starts, outputs the message 'Unpacking package' twice (...
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enable SFTP via SSH keys in wordpress

can anyone help me define('FTP_PUBKEY','/home/use/.ssh/id_rsa'); define('FTP_PRIKEY','/home/user/.ssh/id_rsa'); define('FTP_USER',''); define('FTP_PASS',''); define('FTP_HOST','127.0.0.1:22'); ...
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Update media library files after upload via FTP

I had to upload many files massive and directly to /wp-content/uploads/[year]/[month]/ but those files does not appears in Dashboard>Media>Library Is there a way to update or refresh it to load those ...
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Can I install a new Wordpress site inside a sub-directory of an existing Wordpress site?

One of my clients has very limited resource. His current Wordpress site is installed at via FTP at /public_html: http://example.com/ We need to show him a UAT site before replacing the existing site....
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PHP Fatal error: Call to undefined function wp_cache_get() in /var/www/vhosts/visisite.com/httpdocs/wp-includes/functions.php on line 1367

Essentially all I did was to FTP the web files from BlueHost to XMission web server and plop them into the directory that looked like where they should go. I must have got the right directory because ...
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How to upload a file from WP directory automatically?

I would like to upload a CSV file from local ftp to WP directory and import this CSV file from WP directory to mysql database automatically? It is possible?