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Fix wordpress file permissions
#!/bin/bash
#
# This script configures WordPress file permissions based on recommendations
# from http://codex.wordpress.org/Hardening_WordPress#File_permissions
#
# Author: Michael Conigliaro <mike [at] conigliaro [dot] org>
#
WP_OWNER=www-data # <-- wordpress owner
WP_GROUP=www-data # <-- wordpress group
WP_ROOT=$1 # <-- wordpress root directory
WS_GROUP=www-data # <-- webserver group
# reset to safe defaults
# find ${WP_ROOT} -exec chown ${WP_OWNER}:${WP_GROUP} {} \;
# find ${WP_ROOT} -type d -exec chmod 755 {} \;
# find ${WP_ROOT} -type f -exec chmod 644 {} \;
# allow wordpress to manage wp-config.php (but prevent world access)
# chgrp ${WS_GROUP} ${WP_ROOT}/wp-config.php
# chmod 660 ${WP_ROOT}/wp-config.php
# allow wordpress to manage wp-content
find ${WP_ROOT}/content -exec chgrp ${WS_GROUP} {} \;
find ${WP_ROOT}/content -type d -exec chmod 775 {} \;
find ${WP_ROOT}/content -type f -exec chmod 664 {} \;
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