I have a wordpress cluster and need to increase maximum execution time to install my theme

Posted September 10, 2021 25 views
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I am totally lost, I have the WordPress cluster and I am asked to edit some files wp-config.php; .htaccess and/or php.ini.

I understand that I need to connect via FTP via Filezilla and then modify the files with the text editor, but I am not able to connect via FTP, not sure if the address is the one from the WordPress database or from my Droplet, and what passwords to use.

Any help would be super appreciated!

Best regards,


edited by bobbyiliev

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Hi there,

In order to connect to the server using FileZilla, you could use SFTP rather than FTP. You can follow the steps here on how to do that:

For modifying server files like php.ini I would recommend using SSH and a terminal text editor like nano or vim. If you need to do that, you could follow the steps here on how to connect via SSH:

If you are not familiar with the Linux terminal, I would recommend following the steps from this tutorial here:

Let me know how it goes!

by Mitchell Anicas
This tutorial covers getting started with the terminal, the Linux command line, and executing commands. If you are new to Linux, you will want to familiarize yourself with the terminal, as it is the standard way to interact with a Linux server.