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Unable to Upload an Image to my WordPress Post

Sometimes, when you're in WordPress creating a new blog post you go to upload an image into that post and WHAM! it won't upload and a error message comes up:

Unable to create directory /path/to/uploads/2012/12

To correct this issue:

  1. Log into your WordPress Dashboard.

  2. Click Settings, from the left-hand side menu.

  3. Click Media.

  4. Tick the box adjacent to 'Organize my uploads into month- and year-based folders.

  5. Click Save Changes.

The issue should now be resolved! 

See also Upload Files from the WordPress Dashboard

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