ankit says: January 25, 2016 at 1:13 am Thanks so much for taking the time to share your knowledge. I have checked permissions on the server and they are all still fine as they were. but of course i don't want to have to change the permissions everytime i want to upload files. If you have a WordPress site and you like to continually make an effort to improve your site then feel free to subscribe and stay tuned for some great content ... his comment is here
Fix #1: Update/Change the Uploads Directory Settings This is the easiest option to try and solve this error so you should try this one first. Change the filesystem permission on the folder (where the web application wants to write to) to the "parent directory" as mentioned in the error message. The Web 2.0 isn't actually a huge step forward in terms of security concepts. I figured it out on my end.
alejoblue @alejoblue 3 months, 2 weeks ago What i did is the follow: i use filezilla client server to access all the server files and searched for that folder: :wp-content/uploads" then Is its parent directory writable by the server? Viewing 6 replies - 1 through 6 (of 6 total) The topic ‘[Resolved] Unable to create directory wp-content/uploads' is closed to new replies. Viewing 5 replies - 1 through 5 (of 5 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.
It worked like charm. I mean that my provider provides me a ftp account to upload my files, I can create some other accounts but they don't have as much privileges. Glenn Bronner says: February 28, 2015 at 2:21 pm Thanks so much for taking the time to share your knowledge. Unable To Create Directory Wp-content/uploads Localhost Are you 100% sure of that you have wp-content/uploads 777?
If you can't upload with those settings, the ownerships on the files are wrong. Wordpress Miscellaneous Settings After I spent an hour or so looking around for a solution elsewhere. arminbw etorvinen @etorvinen 8 years, 1 month ago Was having the same issue here http://eric.torvinen.net/blog/ 1. ft3arc @ft3arc 4 years, 1 month ago Oh wait, wait!
WP nor plugins would auto-update. https://wordpress.org/support/topic/unable-to-create-directory-uploads201506-is-its-parent-directory-writable-by/ YMMV arminbw @arminbw 8 years, 1 month ago no reckless chmod'ing here, just proper permissions in the proper places. Unable To Create Directory Is Its Parent Directory Writable By The Server Wordpress update: as described above, i have changed the file permissions back to 755. Unable To Create Directory Wp-content/uploads Iis Chidananda says: August 8, 2016 at 3:02 am Thank you very much.
Obviously Fix#1 from you fixed it. Is its parent directory writable by the server?' Now this is odd as it should be trying to create an image in uploads/2016/06 - The folder 2015/06 was the first media Is its parent directory writable by Unable to create directory uploads/. weblink Topic Info In: How-To and Troubleshooting 5 replies 6 participants Last reply from: jgirardi69 Last activity: 4 days, 10 hours ago 4.5.2 Status: not resolved Forum Search Search for: About Blog
Viewing 15 replies - 31 through 45 (of 84 total) ← 1 2 3 4 … 6 → The topic ‘Unable to create directory - Is its parent directory writable by Unable To Create Directory Wp-content/uploads Mac I was wondering for long for this. What did work was: - deactivate all plugins, - put the rights all to 777, - check for the wp-config (change the rights settings to 0777 there as well) - do
It really depends on the configuration of the server. None of the solutions mentioned here worked. I've had this problem for months (probably a year). Wp-content/uploads Directory File Permissions of 777 will give full read and write access to the world.
Sometimes it's safe_mode, open_basedir or simply the fact that providers do not use CGI. tghanks. But it doesn't work on my other blog. check over here Skip to toolbar About WordPress About WordPress WordPress.org Documentation Support Forums Feedback Search Log In Have you taken the WordPress 2016 Survey yet?
The last person who posted this issue was just told "make sure it's writable". WordPress.org Search WordPress.org for: Showcase Themes Plugins Mobile SupportForumsDocumentation Get Involved About Blog Hosting Download WordPress Support Log In Support » How-To and Troubleshooting » Unable to create directory uploads/. Skip to toolbar About WordPress About WordPress WordPress.org Documentation Support Forums Feedback Search Log In Have you taken the WordPress 2016 Survey yet? Viewing 6 replies - 1 through 6 (of 6 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.
Thanks again for sharing your knowledge. This was easy to understand and i was able to fix this directory creation problem that has been frustrating me for hours. I have tried multiple "fixes" posted in older threads to no avail. i know that doesn't really help but if the problem only began AFTER they swapped out the faulty server then there's got to be something different on that server… Moderator sterndata
hope this helps guys. I changed it to "www-data". My situation: I had just migrated a multisite network WordPress installation from one host to another (and feeling pretty proud of myself to be honest…) and everything had gone fine until