By: Prem Tiwari | Last Updated:
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.
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.
Destination folder already exists. E:/XAMPP/htdocs/wordpress/wp-content/plugins/
Plugin install failed.
Retun to Plugin installer
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.
Step 2) Now again login to WordPress admin area and retry to install it again.
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. View all posts by Prem Tiwari