Linux

WordPress upgrade

Error message:

wordpress update Could not create directory
This is usually due to inconsistent file permissions.: wp-admin/includes/update-core.php

Solution:

#set persmissions for writing to all
find -type d -print0 | xargs -0 chmod 777
find -type f -print0 | xargs -0 chmod 666

#revert back
find -type d -print0 | xargs -0 sudo chown deploy
find -type f -print0 | xargs -0 sudo chown deploy

find -type d -print0 | xargs -0 chmod 755
find -type f -print0 | xargs -0 chmod 664

#set permissions to correct user
sudo chown deploy ./wp-includes/js/tinymce/plugins/wpemoji/*

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