Often we find ourselves needing to bulk change all file permissions or all directory permission for an entire site or directory. Here at Rudtek, we have received calls because a site is down with an error 500 (looking at you WordPress!) This is caused by servers, or users, applying the wrong permissions to a file on the site.
How to move or copy files with SSH
When developing a theme in WordPress, it’s often easier to move files or directories on the webserver than downloading and re-uploading all the files together. You may need to move one or more files/folders or copy them to a different location. You can do so using an SSH connection.