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Uploading wordpress theme error

Hi! I have a problem. I install my wordpress and then when I upload any theme the screens become blank. The admin panel and the website. They both become white. I need to delete the theme in my ftp to reopen my panel. Plz help…

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do you have access to ssh to your server? If so, then you just run that command (assuming your web-folder is /var/www):

sudo chown -R www-data:www-data /var/www/

that should do it. If you do not have access to ssh commandline, then some sftp clients will let you change permissions, but it is different on each client, so I cannot give instructions for that

Yes via sftp. How do i change this? Can you explain me step by step @sierracircle

how are you uploading the theme? If you are doing it via sftp/ftp, you might need to change permissions on the newly uploaded theme like:

sudo chown -R www-data:www-data /var/www/

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This question was answered by @sierracircle:

do you have access to ssh to your server? If so, then you just run that command (assuming your web-folder is /var/www):

sudo chown -R www-data:www-data /var/www/

that should do it. If you do not have access to ssh commandline, then some sftp clients will let you change permissions, but it is different on each client, so I cannot give instructions for that

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