Changing all folders and file permission together.

Posted February 2, 2016 7.4k views

can anyone tell me how can i set permission for all folders to 755 and all files to 644 for my site?

i dont want to do that manually each by each. im on ubuntu 14.04.

thanks in advance.

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Just for your website? If you want to change everything to www-data use:


find /var/www/html/ -type d -exec chmod 755 {} +


find /var/www/html/ -type f -exec chmod 644 {} +

Why would you do this though?

What permissions would YOU recommend then?