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FTP - Uploading the website

The files for your site main site will need to be uploaded to the public_html folder. To see how to publish your site to an Addon Domain please see: FTP for Addon Domains.

General FTP information

The best way to upload your web site is via FTP. This can be done in a number of different ways using many different FTP clients. Every client needs 4 things:
  1. Domain name or IP Address: Will be used in the "FTP address" field.
  2. Username: Same as cPanel or the FTP account created.
  3. Password: The password you set up to go with the cPanel or FTP username.
  4. Port: Port 21.
Note:The Main Domain and Username can be found in the Stats section, on the left hand side, of your cPanel. The Password is the same as your cPanel password.

Instructions for using FileZilla

We recommend customers use this free FTP client to access files.