Go to the Tutorials category archives. Not too long after, one of our users asked us for help on a weird image upload issue wordpress insert pdf as image was facing. If you don’t like the video or need more instructions, then continue reading.
This issue is most commonly caused by wrong file permissions. My site was working fine before? Who changed the File Permissions? This can happen due to a number of reasons. On poorly configured share hosting, it is also possible that when one user installs a theme or plugin from an unreliable source, the script ends up mistakenly changing file permissions for everyone. If everything is working fine on your website, then you just need to change file permissions back to normal. When in doubt, just ask your hosting provider for support.
A new dialog box for file permissions will open. Click on the OK button to apply these changes. Filezilla will now start applying file permissions to the directories. In the next step, you will need to set file permissions for all the files in the uploads directory. To do that, right click on uploads directory and select file permissions. In the file permissions dialog box change the numeric value to 644. Lastly, you need to click on Apply to files only radio button.
Filezilla will will now set the file permissions for all the files. Revealed: Why Building Your Email List is so Important Today! We are unsure what may be causing this issue. I tried this initially with 744. This stopped any images appearing at all for me on either wp-admin or my live website.
Which was worrying and panic inducing! So then tried 755, and images are appearing again on my live website. Still having exactly the same issue with uploading images though. 755 thumbnail gone but uploading error solved. Now what shall i do. Please ask your hosting provider, they can also fix directory permissions issue for you. Thanks Edo, I worked it out.