How to Change Joomla Folder and File Permissions

[This is an update of the post, that was originally published on the 29-th of June 2010]

Sometimes when you’re trying to upload extensions to your Joomla site, you’ll be faced with error messages like this: “JFolder::create: Could not create directory” or “Warning! Failed to move file.”

Often this is because your Joomla site doesn’t have the correct permissions to upload the extensions. What are permissions and how can you fix this problem? Read on …

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