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Delete WordPress Old Folder in Dreamhost

Saturday, August 15th, 2009

If you are using Dreamhost to host your wordpress site.

When wordpress is upgraded by using one-click install, a copy of the wordpressĀ folder will be store as

We would like to delete it to free some space, but is can’t be deleted completely. That is becauseĀ there are file (advanced-cache.php -> plugins/wp-cache/wp-cache-phase1.php) been locked and FTP user do not have permission to delete it. You have to be Shell User.

Change your permission using Manage User Function in Dreamhost Control Panel. Then using SSH clients such as Putty to telnet in your dreamhost FTP Server.

cd wp-content
rm advanced-cache.php