How to Fix FTP Login Problem in WordPress in XAMPP for Mac OS (Localhost)

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If you are using XAMPP for Mac OS like me, and was asked to enter FTP login information when you upgrade Wordpress core and download themes or plugins, then this guide is for you. After searching for solution online, I found that this is a permission problem due to your Mac’s username is different compared to the default user name in XAMPP for Mac, called nobody.

Filed in Apple/Mac, Web Development
Posted on 12 July 2011 • 24 comments