Wordpress error “Unable to create directory”

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asked Feb 4, 2013 in Website Builder by SunFun (3,000 points)
Hi there
I am using WordPress 3.5 and I  am trying to upload some media images but I keep getting this error message: “Unable to create directory wp-content/uploads/2013/.”  How can I fix this?
Please advice
Many thanks

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answered Feb 4, 2013 by expert (14,380 points)
You need to modify your permissions –this explains how to http://codex.wordpress.org/Changing_File_Permissions
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answered Feb 4, 2013 by WebProX (12,200 points)
Try changing the permissions of the /wp-content directory to’ 0775’ and try uploading an image again. If that doesn’t work, try changing the permissions to ‘0777’ and try again.
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