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WordPress 2.7 Complete by Hasin Hayder, April Hodge Silver

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Setting file permissions

To install and maintain WordPress properly, you may need to change permissions to different files and folders in the WordPress folder. If you are using a Windows operating system, then file permissions don't matter. If your server is running on Unix, permissions do matter.

What are file permissions?

File permissions are settings that indicate who is privileged to do what. That is, in Linux some users may have the permissions to alter the content of a file, some may have a permit just to read it, or some may not even have read/write access. Besides read/write permissions, there are also "execute" permissions. If a file is executable, then this permission indicates who can execute that file. Before setting permissions for ...

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