Wordpress Update Error Can't Copy Files

Some of you may got the WordPress update errors, just like “failed to open stream: Permission denied in” “Could not copy files”, The update cannot be installed because we will be unable to copy some files. This is usually due to inconsistent file permissions. Installation Failed. etc.

Wordpress Update Error Can't Copy Files
WordPress Update Error Can’t Copy Files

Usually, you can set the file permission to 644, if this can’t solve your problem, please do the following:

login via SSH,

using the command:

chown -R www *

Please change the ownership of your wordpress site’s file, for example,

your wordpress script is under /home/www/yoursitefolder

you can do this:

chown -RĀ www * /home/www/yoursitefolder

then you can update your WordPress script successfully!