WP Super Cache - CentOS 7

Hi Guys,

I recently installed WP Super Cache flawlessly, however, today I noticed that I couldn’t update Wordpress and my plugins automatically. Thus, I chown my “public_html” directory again with my username and the apache group.

Now, I can’t seem to access the WP Super Cache settings on the administration panel.

Your cache directory (/var/www/ or /var/www/ need to be writable for this plugin to work. Double-check it.

I can set the cache folder to 777 and the wp-cache-config.php to 666, however, that would be less secure.

Any ideas on how to resolve this?


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Hey there,

Here is a tutorial that goes over permissions in Linux as an overview.

You can scale the permissions back to a 755/644 if you make the folder and files owned by the web server process. Example:

chown -R apache:apache /var/www/

Happy coding,

Jon Schwenn Platform Support Specialist DigitalOcean