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5 years 7 months ago #63502 by visak_mr
Hi,

Everything works fine in localhost. After installing it in my public server, I'm not able to edit Global settings.

Save settings button directs me to "/admin/admin.php" with error message:
Forbidden
You don't have permission to access /admin/admin.php on this server.

I assume it's a problem with some permission in my server, but I'm not sure of the changes to be made.

Please advise
Visakh

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5 years 7 months ago #63508 by jelo
Ask the administator of the server to change the permissions.
The webserver seems to run as a different user as you, when you uploaded the files (via ftp?)

Which exact permissions are needed is depending on the settings of the apache and the php interpreter. When using e.g FCGI-PHP oder SuPHP a 777 is forbidden. When PHP is running as a module inside the webserver 777 can be a must.

To get a feeling how to change the permissions via FTP take a look at
this codex.wordpress.org/Changing_File_Permissions

BTW: If you are the administrator, you should think about getting a managed server. Think about security.

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