26 March, 2015

xampp cannot use wordpress theme images

A localhost WordPress could not display images from the themes folder in Xampp on a Linux Mint system.

Solution: all folders must be owned by the Apache user and group (daemon:daemon), or:

# chown -R daemon:daemon [theWordPressThemenameFolder/]
# chmod -R 777 [theWordPressThemenameFolder/]

However this is only for development purposes. On a server work by these guidelines.

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