Fix Destination Folder Already Exists Error in WordPress

By: Prem Tiwari | Last Updated: | In: WordPress


If you are facing the “Destination Folder Already Exists” error while installing the WordPress themes or WordPress plugins in your website, then keep your close eye in this tutorial as I am going to share the tips to fix destination folder already exists error in WordPress site.

Fix Destination Folder Already Exists Error in WordPress

If a folder with the same name exists inside your themes or plugins folder, then WordPress aborts your current installation with the below error message.

Fix Destination Folder Already Exists Error in WordPress

Sometimes a previous installation was interrupted and left the empty folder inside the plugins folder, that’s why you faced this issue. Follow the below steps to fix the destination folder already exists error.

Step 1) Login to FTP account and navigate to the wp-content/plugins/ and delete the fm-google-analytics folder.

delete plugin from ftp server

Step 2) Now again login to WordPress admin area and retry to install it again.

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About: Prem Tiwari

Prem Tiwari is the founder of FreeWebMentor.com and also a professional developer who has vast experience in PHP and open source technologies. Apart from this, he is a blogger by hobby and also he has been a regular speaker of WordPress sessions in various IT Companies.


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