WordPress Install Plugin Without FTP – [Updated in 2020]

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      We can check the WordPress install or delete the plugin without FTP.

      Add the following code in a wp-config.php file and refresh the website then you can install the WordPress plugin without FTP. wp-config.php file situated in the WordPress root folder.

      Give 755 permission to the wp-content folder. You can change permission to 777 if 755 not working.


      WordPress Install Plugin Without FTP

      How to change folder permission in mac or Linux for WordPress?

      To set to all subfolders (recursively) use -R

      You can change by right-click change permission option in Cpanel.


      Granting write permissions to the www-data

      We will get the following error, “wordpress installation failed: could not create directory.”, if wp-content permission is not correct.

      Try the following commands if you can’t still install the plugin without FTP.

      sudo chgrp www-data /var/www/html

      sudo chmod g+w /var/www/html



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