Why is my /var/www empty?

February 6, 2016 2.3k views
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I'm struggling with a Wordpress website on my Droplet - my /var/www/html folder is empty when I SFTP with a client.

The website is fine and loading as normal...What am I doing wrong? Where are the files?!

1 comment
  • Hi, I would look in your server config (nginx, openlightspeed or apache, what are you using?) and see where your www-directory is.

1 Answer

Check if its still empty if you ssh into it. Maybe your stfp user doesn't have the right read permissions.

  • Yes you're right - permission denied. Is there a beginners guide to setting permissions for this user you could point me towards?

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