Publishing failed – WordPress – OVH – 2018

If you get the message “Publishing failed” with WordPress 5, you most probably have to stop the firewall (the mod_security in Apache).

With OVH you can do it like this (link to the official OVH guide).

If it’s not enough, it most probably because you have the multi-site enabled.

To you have to login at the root of the FTP server, and edit the file .ovhconfig. You ha ve to edit the following rule:


And replace it by:



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