What is an FTP account?

An essential part of the website setup process is publishing it online, which includes uploading its files to the server where the website is planned to be located. One of the quickest and easiest ways to do it is by accessing the server via FTP. In order for the users to be able to connect to the host server through an FTP client, they need to have rights to access that server. These authorization access rights are assigned to users

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How to create an FTP account

Log into your cPanel account. Click on the FTP Accounts menu in the Files section: It will be needed to fill in the FTP account information in each field. Here is the detailed description below: Login: enter the desired username for your FTP account. It will be combined with your main domain name to create the full username. Password: enter a strong and secure password in this field for your FTP account. You can use Password Generator for this option. Password (again): enter the same password here to confirm the spelling.

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Managing files/folders in CuteFTP

This article show how to manage our website files. The first thing we’re going to do is create a new folder (or directory) on the remote server. 1) One way to create a new folder is to right-click anywhere here in the remote server window, then click New Folder here. 2) Or simply click the New Folder icon. 3) Type a name for the new folder here, then click OK. That’s all there is to it. Now let’s rename this new folder….. 4) Right click the folder….. 5) Then click Rename. 6) Type the new folder name in here.

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Uploading files using CuteFTP

This article show how to upload or transfer files from our computer to a remote server. 1) Click the Site Manager icon here. 2) Select the site we want to connect to, then click Connect. 3) Click OK. That’s it! We’ve successfully established an FTP connection with Demo345.com, and now have two windows open…. our local computer files are displayed in the window on the left….. and our remote server files in Demo345.com are displayed in the window here on the right. 4) Let’s navigate to the public_html folder. It is in here that we want

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Configuring your website in CuteFTP

This article show how to configure our website in CuteFTP. 1) Click the Site Manager button. 2) Right click the General FTP Sites folder. 3) Click New Folder. 4) Enter a name for the new folder. Now let’s configure a new site inside this new folder. 5) Click New. 6) Then click FTP Site… 7) Enter a name or label for this new site (this is for your reference only). 8) Then enter the Host address. Note: The host address can be in the form ftp.yourdomain.com or just the IP address. 9) Enter the username and password for the hosting account. If your domain name has not yet propagated, then you’ll have to

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Which FTP client should I use?

We recommend that you use the FileZilla FTP client, which is the most advanced, free FTP client available for all major operating systems. We can also highly recommend Cyberduck, which is available for both Windows and Mac. It offers a full featured, yet clutter free, simple alternative which many people find very easy to use. We have produced some in-depth tutorials and videos for a number of popular FTP clients – if you’re not familiar with them, you can find these here.

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What is FTP?

FTP is an acronym for File Transfer Protocol. As the name suggests, FTP is used to transfer files between computers on a network. You can use FTP to exchange files between computer accounts, transfer files between an account and a desktop computer, or access online software archives. Keep in mind, however, that many FTP sites are heavily used and require several attempts before connecting.

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Uploading files using FileZilla

This tutorial assumes you already have FileZilla running on your computer, and are connected to a remote server. Now let’s learn how to upload or transfer a file to a remote server. Select a few files you would like to upload.  To select multiple files press CTRL on your keyboard. Right click the selected files. Then click Upload. That’s it! The files have been uploaded to the remote server, and can be seen here. Now let’s learn how to download a file, first let’s

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Managing files/folders in FileZilla

This tutorial assumes you already have FileZilla running on your computer, and are connected to a remote server. Now let’s learn how to manage files and folders in FileZilla. Right click anywhere here in the remote server window. Then click Create directory. Enter a name for the new folder here. Then click OK. That’s it!  The new folder has been created and can be seen here. Now let’s rename the folder… right click the new folder name. Select Rename. Then enter the new name of the

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Configuring your website in FileZilla

This tutorial assumes you already have FileZilla running on your computer, but not connected to a remote server. Now let’s learn how to configure a website in FileZilla. Select the File menu. Then select Site Manager. Click New Folder. Enter a name for the new folder here. Now let’s configure a new site inside this new folder. Click New Site. Enter a name for the new site here. Enter the name of the Host here. Select Normal for the logon type. Enter the User name here. Enter the Password here. Then click Connect. That’s

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