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Files- and Folders Permissions

For working with CMSimple, certain folders and files must be writable by CMSimple.

On most modern web spaces you don't have to take care about it anymore, just test it after uploading CMSimple. If you can change the password, everything else should work too.

Here is a complete listing of the folders and files that must be writable.

Folders (chmod 777)

  • ./backups/cmsimple
  • ./content
  • ./userfiles
  • ./userfiles/alle_Ordner
  • ./cmsimple/languages

Files (chmod 666)

The following files must be writable:

  • ./disabled_plugins.txt
  • ./cmsimple/config.php
  • ./cmsimple/log.php
  • ./cmsimple/languages/ all files
  • ./content/content.php
  • ./content/pagedata.php

If you also want to edit your template online, the following files must be writable:

  • ./templates/your_template/template.htm
  • ./templates/your_template/stylesheet.css
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