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8 years, 11 months ago
When editing a template file via the control panel, saving it with "save template as text file" ticked gives the error:
"Unable to save your template as a text file" The template is updated in the database, but not saved out to a file
Although the template is saved to the DB it does not reflect any changes on the actual site
Design --> Templates --> Global Preferences:
Save Templates as Files: Yes
Server path to site's templates:
/var/www/vhosts/serverxxx-xxx-xx-xxx.live-servers.net/hbr-new-website/system/expressionengine/templates (I have tried this with/without trailing slash)
and all subfolders and files set as 777
Safe mode: off
Any ideas? I'm absolutely stumped :-(
Apr 17, 2014 at 13:24
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Whenever I encounter this issue, I always find it's either because of permissions or the path. If your permissions are all fine, you might double-check the path with the host, just to make sure. Doing so has cleared up this problem for me in the past (even when it seemed the path was correct).
Jul 17, 2014 at 19:37
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I had problems with this also. For me it helped to create the group-folders manually. That means: If you create a template-group named "embedMe" EE will create a folder embedMe.group. Delete this folder and create it manually (certainly with 777). For me this solved the issue.
Apr 18, 2014 at 13:11
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apache. I have set both User and Group to
777in place. IT STILL FAILS! :-( I'm at my wits end...