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creating_writable_server-side_directories [2014/07/03 07:29] (current)
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 +====== Creating Writable Server-side Directories ======
  
 +Some TTG plugins that reside on the web server require //write access// to selected folders in order to perform correctly. Examples are the directory for saving orders for the Cart, and the gallery upload directory for Publisher.
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 +Access is granted by modifying permissions of the folder via your FTP software. ​
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 +Generally, this is performed by connecting to your server via FTP, browsing to the folder, and right-clicking the folder to access properties or "Get Info". Here you may change the permissions for the selected folder(s).
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 +The level of permissions required depends on the hosting environment. Some hosts require read/​write/​execute access for the role of user, but only read and execute access for the roles of group and world (known here as granting '​755'​ access). Some hosts that require 755 permissions are Bluehost, Lunarpages and Web Hosting Hub. We advise trying to use 755 access first.
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 +If unsuccessful in writing to the directory with 755, then ...
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 +Other hosts require read/​write/​execute access for the roles of user, group and world (known here as granting '​777'​ access). Try 777 access.
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