I've redone the steps per spec several times, but still get "403 Forbidden" when I try visiting https://ide50-username.cs50.io/. No helpful response from the terminal is found. Some posts suggest that the spec is outdated. So what should I do to make it work?

I get stuck here:

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Due to a recent update the permissions required has changed, but the specifications has not been updated. All PHP files and config.json must now be set to chmod 644, whilst all directories must be set to chmod 711.

If that did not solve your problem, here are some threads that might.


Pset7 - Forbidden 403. I can't even get started

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