Error: Destination folder already exists

Last update: 05 September, 2016

The error:

Destination folder already exists.


A plugin cannot be installed if the folder already exists. This happens when the plugin is already installed, if a file is missing or corrupt, or if you have renamed the wp-content folder.


If the plugin appears in your plugin dashboard, please manually update the plugin via FTP.

If the plugin does not appear in the plugin dashboard, you likely have a missing or corrupt Yoast plugin file. Please delete the Yoast plugin’s folder via FTP and install a fresh copy of the plugin.

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