How to set up permission on a droplet so Wordpress Functions like with shared hosting?

December 5, 2013 1.6k views
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How can we set up WordPress so that it has the proper permissions so that it functions just like a shared hosting plan? For example, I shouldn't have to chmod everything to 777 just be able to install WordPress plugins from the back-end, or have to give WordPress a ftp account and password. If someone can please write a detailed article on this and if any other users need to be set up to secure this besides root.
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What operating system do you have WordPress installed on?
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