FTP Issue: invalid descendent file name "http:"

I just purchased PHPStorm and can not FTP any files to my server.

If I rename the folder from "http:" to just "http" without the ":" the error goes away, however, WordPress just recreates the folder with the ":" in it
Does PHPStorm support working with WordPress sites?

I noticed this is an outstanding bug since back in Feb 2012.
Is the fix for this sceduled for release soon?

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Hi Steve,

What OS you are using?

however, WordPress just recreates the folder with the ":" in it

Then please instruct WordPress not to use folder with such unsafe characters (it is fine to use on Linux, but not on Windows).

Does PHPStorm support working with WordPress sites?

What this has to do with WordPress? I'm dealing with 2 WordPress powered sites (4-7 plugins included) -- no issues at all.

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Hi Andriy,

I'm using Linux. It's on a Hostgator private server. I have spoken with Hostgator tech support and they said the folder is being created by WordPress.
So, if that is true, then it must be a plugin doing it.

The real issue is that FTP clients like Filezilla (and even Dreamweaver) have no problems connecting, but PHPStorm does.
So it is not ideal, especially since PHPStorm says it can do this and there is an outstanding Bug about this problem with PHPStorm (at least since Feb,6 months ago).

It is documented by multiple clients that PHPStorm can not handle the colon character in a file name.

So maybe the long term solution is to get PHPStorm fixed.

However, an immediate, shortterm solution is what I need. I am really trying to migrate away from using Dreamweaver.

Steve

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Hi Steve,

Please watch this ticket to be notified when it will be resolved (currently it is planned for "one of the future versions"): http://youtrack.jetbrains.com/issue/WI-9838

In the meantime -- please check your WordPress settings (I think it is plugin misconfiguration) and configure it to use another folder name (that is the better/safer solution in general -- should work for any FTP client on any OS).

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