Inconsistent Permission Errors on WordPress Update

Are you getting inconsistent permission errors on WordPress update?

Inconsistent Permission Errors on WordPress Update

In this article, I will show you how you can fix inconsistent permission errors when updating WordPress.

Eliminate Those Permission Errors

The fix to this problem is similar to a previous article, Update WordPress with SELinux enabled.

If you are still having issues after following the steps in the article, continue reading, as this might also be due to SELinux.

In the image above, you can see that there is a permission error for update-core.php.

To resolve the permission error for update-core.php, run the following command.

$ sudo chcon -t httpd_sys_rw_content_t /path/to/wordpress/wp-admin/includes/update-core.php

Set those files or folders to be writable that are still having permission errors.

Welcome to WordPress 4.9

Hope this article helped you learned fix inconsistent permission errors when updating WordPress. And congratulations! You have updated to the latest version of WordPress.

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