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Last updated by Andreas W. 1 year, 1 month ago.

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April 10, 2019 at 4:16 pm #3578421


On the WPML plug-in, there is an error saying "System detection encountered issues: A definition of a site url or homer was detected in your wp-config.php, but the file is not writable.
Set your wp-config.php to writable and reload this page." How do I set my wp-config.php to writable?

April 10, 2019 at 10:53 pm #3581769

Andreas W.

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Thank you for contacting WPML Support.

Sadly, I did not find a similar issue on our forum yet. I will need to have a closer look at the issue and afterwards I will be able to consult our second tier.

I would like to request temporary access (wp-admin and FTP) to your site to take a better look at the issue. It would be better to a testing site where the issue is replicated.

You will find the needed fields for this below the comment area when you log in to leave your next reply. The information you will enter is private which means only you and I can see and have access to it.

Maybe I'll need to replicate your site locally. For this, I’ll need to temporarily install a plugin called “Duplicator” on your site. This will allow me to create a copy of your site and your content. Once the problem is resolved I will delete the local site. Let me know if this is ok with you.


Please make a backup of site files and database before providing us access.
If you do not see the wp-admin/FTP fields this means your post & website login details will be made PUBLIC. DO NOT post your website details unless you see the required wp-admin/FTP fields. If you do not, please ask me to enable the private box. The private box looks like this:
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Kind regards

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