If you have installed FileZilla recently it is important you read this post.
1. Open Filezilla and connect to your account.
2. Navigate to and select the files/folders you wish to alter permissions for, Right click > File Permissions….
3. Set the permissions you wish to apply. Recursion can also be selected to apply the permission set to all child directories/files.
The recommended permissions to set are as follows:
Folders/Directories: 755 (-rwxr-xr-x)
Single Files: 644 (-rw-r–r–)
Some Sensitive Files such as wp-config.php: 440 or 400 (-r–r—– or -r——–)
Please note: It is never recommended to have 777 (-rwxrwxrwx) permissions set on any file or directory.
Last modified: 16/08/2019