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Help and fixes for wordpress error semget() failed

I recently had an error show up on my main JGoode.com blog which runs on WordPress. The error started out with semget() failed: and continued on about permission denied and cache and phase 2, etc. etc. and all I could think was What? Where did THAT come from?

I hadn't changed anything recently.

So I did a little goggle digging and found a short article that talked about What to do if you get the semget() failed: Permission denied in wp-cache error. This was indeed my error, but looking through the fix the writer said it was due to the wp-cache plugin. I thought, I don't have a cache plugin (I know, I should). So I went digging through my wp admin.

Sure enough, I had NO active version of any cache plugins. I did, however have a deactive version. Since I wasn't using it anyway I went ahead and deleted the plugin and VOILA, problem solved.

Another successful lesson learned in the journey to re-program my pack-rat mentality.

Note to self: not everything has to be saved “just in case”. Sometimes things saved are problem starters.

Jen is Passionate about Creativity. She is the owner and "doodle in charge" of JGoode Designs, a Denver based design studio. She is an illustrator, mixed media artist and creative lifestyle blogger. Jen has been a creative professional since 1998 but says she's been an artist since she was old enough to eat glue.

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