Problems with the Mac OS X version of XAMPP, questions, comments, and anything related.
I just installed XAMPP and WordPress 3.1.2 on my Mac running OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.7. I was able log in to /wp-admin/ and I then went to install a theme via uploading and received the following error:
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Unable to create directory /Applications/XAMPP/xamppfiles/htdocs/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2011/05. Is its parent directory writable by the server?
Is there something I need to change somewhere?
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- Joined: 23. May 2011 18:10
You can create the files manually and then make sure they have writable permissions.
It worked for me
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are you trying it on localhost or in server?
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- XAMPP Version: 1.7.2
- Operating System: Windows XP
pommykaine is on the right track.
Create the uploads directory manually, and make it read/write. I have had to do that on many localhost WP installs when I want to use the Media Library with monthly folders.
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