Update WordPress on FreeBDS

How do I update WordPress in FreeBSD without using ftp? Thanks for your help.


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A simple method is to use WordPress to upgrade WordPress

Follow this guide to do so.

If it gives an error, or asks for FTP credentials, run this via SSH (changing the document root to the one you actually use:

web_user=$(sockstat -l4p80|tail -1|awk '{print $1}')
chown -R ${web_user}:${web_user} $doc_root

This should set your permissions correctly. If you get no errors, you can then go back to the WordPress page, and refresh it to see if it allows you to upgrade without FTP.