Went to make a post this morning and found that I was getting a nice little error from WordPress, posted below:
Sounds like a permissions issue I think. /me makes some coffee and proceeds to troubleshoot the root cause. Let us see what is in the wordpress directory and take a look at wp-content’s permission settings.
drwxr-xr-x 4 wordpress wordpress 5 Feb 2 12:11 wp-content/
Okay so wordpress is the owner and group, the owner has full permissions and the group has read and execute permissions.
Let’s try this, root@Wordpress:/usr/local/www/apache24/data/wordpress # chmod 775 wp-content/, same error.
Let’s try root@Wordpress:/usr/local/www/apache24/data/wordpress # chmod 777 wp-content/, voila. Hrmm, I’d be shot if I left 777 and called it a day. Let me check to see what permissions were set when the file was successfully uploaded with 777 in-place.
-rw-rw-rw- 1 www wheel 16896 Apr 8 08:45 AbarthSuspensionForm.xls, ah ha!
Reset the permissions to 755 and change ownership via: chown www: wp-content
Check our work:
drwxr-xr-x 4 www wordpress 5 Apr 8 08:47 wp-content/