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Wordpress asking for FTP info to install theme, but I have ssl passphrase.

I installed Wordpress on my droplet, and I want to install another theme and some plugins, but Wordpress is asking for FTP credentials. But I am using vsftpd and ssl to login with passphrase.

So what should I specify for the hostname? Should this be the ip address, or should it be mysite.com?

If I am using vsftpd and ssl with passphrase, what should I provide for the username and password?

Wordpress seems very difficult to setup on a droplet, but maybe its just me.

Thanks in advance.

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Add this to wp-config.php: <br> <br>define(‘FS_METHOD’,‘direct’); <br> <br>Try installing the theme again, does that fix it?

Ok, After reading some article,I think I find the right way to solve this problem. First Add this to wp-config.php: define(‘FS_METHOD’,‘direct’); Two Don’t use any order, you should change the permission of /yourwww/wp-content and /yourwww/wp-content/plugins to 777. Of course ,the /yourwww/wp-content and the /yourwww/wp-content/plugins should have the 777 permission. The problem is about permission. After you do this,you will never face this problem again.

Run these commands: <br> <br>chgrp -R www-data /srv/www/wp-content <br>chmod -R g+w /srv/www/wp-content