How to solve “Unable to Create Directory wp-content/uploads. Is its Parent Directory Writable by the Server?” error

To solve this annoying error, you need to change the path of the old uploads folder to the new one. Follow these steps to solve the problem:

  1. Log in to your WordPress admin panel (wp-admin).
  2. In the left menu go to Settings » Media.
    Media Settings - WordPress
  3. In the Store uploads in this folder field, enter wp-content/uploads and click Save changes.
    Change WordPress Uploads Folder
  4. Now you are done, go and try to upload files to the media library again.

NOTE: make sure that the Store uploads in this folder field contain wp-content/uploads only.

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