Images not getting uploaded from frontend of a PHP Application

From the backend we are able to upload documents and images. Whereas from the front end, we are not able to upload images. It does not show any error, but it just doesn’t get uploaded. I believe this could be a folder permission issue. We have a function, where users can upload their profile images, this does not get uploaded from the front end. Same code works in AWS.

Please let me know if its a folder permission issue and if so, what should the command lines be?

I tired this command and uploading images from the application front end does not work: chown -R www-data:www-data /folderpath


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Hi @steveDolphin,

It does sound like folder ownership or permission issue. The first thing I suggest doing is fixing the ownership. You should run, the command you posted chown -R www-data:www-data for your website, all of it. so it should look like so

chown -R www-data:www-data /path/to/website

Next, I would suggest, checking if all permissions are correct. Unless you have any specific permission requirements, the usual stuff is 644 for file and 755 for folders. You can fix them both with two commands like so

 find /path/to/website -type f -exec chmod 644 {} \; &&  find /path/to/website -type d -exec chmod 755 {} \;

Regards, KFSys