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

  • Posted December 5, 2013

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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