Unable to upload files under WordPress Administrative panel: Unable to create directory wp-content/uploads/

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2016-11-16 12:41:56 UTC

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2017-08-15 12:31:20 UTC

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Unable to upload files under WordPress Administrative panel: Unable to create directory wp-content/uploads/

Applicable to:

  • Plesk 12.5 for Windows

Symptoms

Unable to upload files under WordPress Administrative panel, the following error occurred:

Unable to create directory wp-content/uploads
Unable to create directory /wp-content/uploads/ Is its parent directory writable by the server?
Unable to create directory wp-content/uploads/2016/08

Cause

Incorrect permissions for Plesk IIS Application Pools Group.

Resolution

Make sure that IWPG_username user have Full Control permissions for domain httpdocs directory.

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