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What is FTP?




The File Transfer Protocol (File Transfer Protocol) or FTP, is a communication protocol dedicated to the exchange of computer files over a network.
It allows a computer to copy files to or from another computer on the network, run a website, or delete or modify files on the computer.  FTP follows a client-server model, that is to say one of the two parties, the client sends requests to which the other responds, called a server.

In practice, the server is a computer running software called FTP server, making public a tree of files similar to a Unix file system.

To access an FTP server, FTP client software like Filezilla, SmartFTP is used.


Login to your web server space with FTP client using the username and password for your FTP account.


You can change your user name and password in the Panel via the Websites & Domains tab> Web Hosting Settings.

The FTP address should always be ftp://yoursitename.com where-your-name domaine.com is the Internet address of your site.

Enable the passive if you are behind a firewall mode.

Upload files and directories on your site in the httpdocs or public_html directory. If you use CGI scripts, place them in the cgi-bin directory.


To publish files on your server:- Connecting to an FTP server









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