Well, sorry to say I'm back :). So, according to our host, it isn't a permissions issue. I'm pasting below the response from Dreamhost support, beginning with their response to my initial 'it's not working, can you help?' question:
I'm sorry to hear you're having issues with your account :/
PHP Safe Mode is off on our apache servers.
I've checked the upload directory and the directory does have the correct
permissions. The folder is set to 755, which is fine for WP to write to
and create directories.
Please make sure you've got the correct path specified in your
settings/code as it doesn't actually seem to be a permissions/CHMOD
Let me know how it goes or if you need anything else.
> Well, that's still not working :( Unless you have an additional thing or two
> for me to try, I'll bounce back to Gravity Forms support with this further
> information to see what they have to say.
> Thanks for your attention to this; I may be back later :)
I've run into a similar issue before, but the file path was being coded.
Usually, a permission error from within WP is due to a bad path (ex. bad
media upload path).
You may want to check if there's *any* path being specified in one of the
So I guess my further question is regarding where the path for the file upload is being designated in the plugin. Or do you have another suggestion?
Posted 9 years ago on Saturday April 2, 2011 | Permalink