Unable to locate WordPress Content directory (wp-content).

By Chris "MUG5" Maguire on April 30, 2012 in Tech / Coding Related
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I moved this site from it’s old home at http://altsounds.com/iamchris/ to here http://helloiamchris.com

It was a mostly smooth transition but when it came to updating the back-end I kept running into this error:

Unable to locate WordPress Content directory (wp-content).

I browsed around a hile looking for a fix for this issue, when I came across the solution. When I moved to a new username on the server, I hadn’t setup an FTP account in cpanel. And to top that off, the FTP info in the wordpress backend was still pointing to the old server information.

Anyone looking into resolving this issue is likely to be seeing it for the same reasons.

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I am a freelance Creative Director / Multimedia Futurist capable of producing hi-end work, to tight time-frames, both nationally and internationally, whatever the required medium (music, design, film, photography, art and writing). A hands on executive, I am as capable leading a team to success as I am being the team – taking projects from concept to completion single handedly if the need presents itself. Need a team for your project but only have the budget for one or two people? I’m the guy that can help you get a team’s worth of work on your budget.