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Restrict user to do SFTP on the www folder owned by www-data group

I would like to create a new user with read/write privileges ONLY in the /var/www/ directory including all sub-directories. The /var/www/ is owned by a group called www-data. Best way to do it I ...
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Which is the user used by Wordpress?

I've setup Wordpress, however Wordpress is unable to make changes within folders, and after some research it was determined that this is a permissions issue; the user used by Wordpress, is unable to ...
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authorize untrusted certificates

I'm trying to install WordPress on a server running Debian 7.5 and when using: wget http://wordpress.org/latest.tar.gz It says "the certificate of wordpress.org is not trustworthy" and "the ...
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Extracting Wordpress.zip file on Linux server

I'm new to Linux and I'm currently trying to do the following: unzip the contents of wordpress-4.1.1.zip to the directory in which it is contained which is /my-test-site/wordpress-4.1.1.zip I ...
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How to make directory writable?

I just installed apache2 and WordPress on my RPi. I followed this tutorial. After its successful installation, I moved on to customization. But when I upload any images, etc. I receive the following ...
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Different DB Package Installation Calls

I've read/seen various DB installation tutorials and one thing often perplexes me... sometimes I see people install both mysqldb & mysqldb-server, or only one or the other. My question is: are ...
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Nginx wordpress and its wrong path

I've a Raspberry and I installed nginx and over this I put Wordpress. Wordpress installation come from an old backup of a websites that I hosted somewhere else. The URL was mydomain.com/home, now in ...
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iptables blocking email from my wordpress site

I cant seem to send email from my Wordpress site. Here is what my iptables script looks like. Ports 25 and 110 are commented but even uncommented the send email does not work. #!/bin/bash # A Linux ...
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Apache authentication mutiple domain but same subdirectory

I've got several sites: example.com, example1.com, and example2.com in my wordpress. All of them point to my server's /public_html folder, which is my Apache root folder. What do I need to add to my ...
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How to Link File URLs?

I am currently running WordPress/Woocommerce on an Apache server. I have files for sale on the server, located outside of the public path for security. I am attempting to link the downloadable files ...
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htaccess Rewrite Issue

I have been attempting to correct an issue that I'm experiencing with WordPress. Following the advice on the WordPress.SE site I've tried to resolve it with an .htaccess rewrite rule, but for some ...
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What does this code really do?

I am testing iThemes security plugin for Wordpress. It adds the following code: # Rules to help reduce spam location /wp-comments-post.php { valid_referers ...
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Permissions help?

So I've set up a Wordpress site on my server. The problem I'm having is that Wordpress creates new folders to sort content uploaded from the Dashboard by day. But, somehow the server doesn't have ...
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Increasing the time for requests to complete

I have a one off web request that I need to send via a Wordpress page hosted on my server. The request takes a long time because it's processing a lot of data; unfortunately, the page returns with an ...
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Wordpress won't recognize the MySQL database

I want to install Wordpress on Archlinux but I have this error: Your PHP installation appears to be missing the MySQL extension which is required by WordPress. I un-commented this line in ...
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Apache ownership and permissions for wordpress

I'm new to running a VPS, but I managed to get the whole system setup and secured without any issues :) My question concerns Apache and the different ways it can operate. For this particular machine ...
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Linux Wordpress can't write wp-config file

I installed the latest version of Apache2 / PHP / MYSQL on my pc In the directory /src/www/htdocs I created a directory wordpress with all wordpress files. Then, when I tried to create the wp-config ...
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Failed updating posts on wordpress when use linux, but succeed on windows

I'm using Wordpress for blogging. And I use Windows 7 accompanied with Linux Mint on my PC. Recently I find that I can't update my posts on Wordpress when using Linux Mint. However, when I switch to ...
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Find and Replace in wordpress postings

I have a wordpress blog with 93 posts on it, in which I want to replace [bash] with <pre> but how do I do it please? I need to go through all the posts changing [bash] to <pre> in each ...
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WordPress on LinuxMint: Can't create directory (or write file)

I run Linux Mint, with Apache2, PHP and MySQL. I've activated modules for Apache so that users' public_html can be used and that PHP-scripts can be run from them. I installed WordPress in my ...