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CentOS 7 – WordPress Permissions Cheatsheet

Before Updating – Fix Permissions

Here is the cheatsheet I use to set permissions and SElinux before I update the site. These commands assume your wordpress root directory is /var/www/html.

#Apache Needs To Own The Files
sudo chown apache:apache -R /var/www/html/

#Set wordpress directory permissions
find /var/www/html -type d -exec chmod 755 {} \;

#Set wordpress file permissions
find /var/www/html -type f -exec chmod 644 {} \;

#SELinux - Set Directories To Be Writable
sudo chcon -t httpd_sys_rw_content_t /var/www/html/ -R
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Roundup: Solutions for WordPress 5.0 Upgrade Causing 500 Server Errors

After updating my WordPress blog to 5.0 everything looked like it was working, until I went to add a new post, then I got the internal server error. My issue turned out to be a plugin that was not compatible with the new Gutenberg editor.

In this roundup, I’m going to list the solutions people are trying from easy to hard. Starting with permalinks.

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