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How to Fix the Unable to create directory Error in WordPress site ?

  • Unable to create directory wp-content/uploads

  • Unable to create directory /wp-content/uploads/ Is its parent directory writable by the server?

  • Unable to create directory wp-content/uploads/2015/01

If you are seeing any of the above errors,when you try to upload/import media into WordPress media library then you need to do following settings in wordpress dashboard.

  1. Login into your wordpress admin dashboard.

  2. Go to Media Settings menu (Settings -> Media)

  3. Enter path of folder (where you uploading image/file ) in Store uploads in this folder field,by default folder is wp-content/uploads and just give path as /home/cpanel-username/public_html/wp-content/uploads.

  4. Save the changes by clicking the Save Changes button

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