Configure WordPress Update on Ubuntu EC2 instance

EC2 instances uses SFTP and not FTP. Since you do not have a password. The easiest way to configure the WordPress update is via command line. SSH into your instance and enter the following.

sudo chown -R www-data /var/www/wordpress

sudo chmod -R 755 /var/www/wordpress

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  1. Thank you for sharing! Many web developers are into WordPress. Although it is easy to use and modify, having in-depth knowledge in coding and web development would help on maximizing the features of this platform.

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