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Updating WordPress site and can't update plugins or themes

Can anyone help please?


I have a WP site recently migrated to GoDaddy VPS

I cannot apply updates to Plugins or Themes to the site.

I have made sure all the plugin folder permissions are 755 and the files are 644.

I get the following messages when applying updates:

  1. An error occurred while updating AddToAny Share Buttons: Could not create directory.
  2. An error occurred while updating Twenty Fifteen: Could not create directory.

Please can anyone tell me what may be wrong?



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I think you mean 744 not 644 @peterwalker? Check out the WordPress Codex on Changing File Permissions. I hope that helps? 


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