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Intro to FTP

Summary

FTP is an acronym for File Transfer Protocol. As the name suggests, it is used to transfer files and folders between your local machine (desktop) and your hosting account.

We have provided guides to demonstrate how to set up the most common FTP programs, Filezilla, Cyberduck, and Fetch. We will also show how to manage files using the File Manager in the cPanel. 

FTP for Beginners

There are many ways that you can transfer files and folders to and from your hosting account. We highly recommend using an FTP (File Transfer Protocol) program to quickly upload and download files. Please see Recommended FTP Applications for more information.

Adding and Managing FTP Accounts

Establishing an FTP Connection (FTP Settings)

Secure FTP (SFTP)

Recommended FTP Applications

To learn how to set up a particular program, click the program's link below:



Windows

Mac

Linux Based