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ss perms


  • Runs the /var/www/ss-perms bash script


One of the secret weapons of SlickStack is this script, which resets file and user permissions across your entire SlickStack LEMP stack server in one command. There is nothing really like it on any other configuration management scripts, because most other software is open-ended, whereas SlickStack can do things like this because of our controlled environment approach.

This bash script and command will reset absolutely all important permissions, not just the WordPress core files and public directory, but everything else too including the LEMP stack modules installed under the /etc/ folder such as Nginx, PHP-FPM, and beyond. So pretty much anytime you have a permissions problem, this script should be able to quickly fix it. But it should be rarely needed to run this manually, since SlickStack already runs this during installation, and also on a regular schedule using our built in cron schedules.

About the Author

Jesse Nickles

Jesse is the lead developer for the SlickStack project and also for HoverCraft, the accompanying free WordPress theme. He has been customizing WordPress for both personal websites and SEO clients for over 15+ years, with a focus on simplicity and longevity.

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