How to Fix Unable to create directory wp-content/uploads Problem?


When I am trying to upload a new them, it saying ‘’ Unable to create directory wp-content/uploads/2019/03. Is its parent directory writable by the server? ‘’

Can u please help to fix this?


I’m not 100% sure but it seems like your wp-content directory doesn’t have write permission.

Can you try this tutorial -


Hey dear,

It seems WordPress was unable to locate WordPress media directory.

It’s very easy to fix.

  • Login to WordPress
  • Go to settings > media
  • Do you see a field for entering directory path?
  • Just enter there correct path as per your hosting file manager.


i am getting this, Sir


Same setting are Done


Please follow step 26.


Working. Thanks


You’re welcome!


after following step 26 it says
chown: www-data: illegal group name


[Why “Store uploads in this folder” option is not showing in Media Settings in WordPress??


Can you see us the screen shot, please