How to solve issue with wordpress text editor?

How to solve issue with wordpress text editor?

Do you have error while updating file in WordPress editor?

WordPress is whole system for content management system. To maintain your website or to create a blog deal with the open source software namely WordPress. It is enabled with many tools where it is easy for you to manage your website. In that case, if you are facing with file updating issue what will be your next step? How will you try to fix this problem? Don’t worry folks! We are here to help you with many solutions:


Users will get issue while updating theme file and the error stated as “Unable to communicate back with site to check for fatal errors, so the PHP change was reverted. You will need to upload your PHP file change by some other means, such as by using SFTP”.


Something went wrong. Your change may not have been saved. Please try again. There is also a chance that you may need to manually fix and upload the file over FTP”.

Let us check all the solutions one by one:
  • Theme permission check
  • Security plugins check
  • Cloud-based security (WAF) check
Theme permission check:

First, check the permission whether it is granted to access the files and folders in theme folder or not. If you have share hosting then, it will be easy for you to solve. In case, if you have cloud or VPS then check the owner has the theme file by running Apache HTTP or Nginx.

Many users will run on Google cloud in Nginx with www-data. Check the below code it has www-data

Chown – R www-data : www-data gf
If it was not present then find it with ps

ps -ef | grep nginx #if using Nginx
ps -ef | grep http #if using Apache HTTP
Theme permission cross-check is over. Update the file again and check still you were getting the issue or not.

If you get the issue try out second option.

Security check plugins:

Many users have a habit to use security plugins. This security plugins are enabled or disabled depending upon your choice. Kindly, check the logs and request too.

You have other choice to disable the security plugin and cross-check your issue.

Try out third choice:

Cloud-based security check:

WAF cloud-based security will sometimes get blocked or tough to check firewall logs. In the dashboard, all the firewall logs will be listed with proper details. Cross-check your firewall logs and do it good!

Your issue will be solved right now!
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