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22 July 2024 07:39 PM
How do I configure WS_FTP?How To: FTP Configuration

Once you have chosen WS_FTP as your FTP client, you can use the following step by step guide to help you configure it with the proper settings.

WS_FTP Setup Guide

WS_FTP Home 2006 for Windows Setup Guide

You will need the following FTP login details to access your FTP account through WS_FTP:

Server (Host):
Remote Directory:

You were emailed the FTP login details when you signed up for your hosting account, but if you no longer have that email you can view the FTP login settings and change the FTP password by following these steps:

1. Login to your Account Manager at https://www.domainit.com/myaccount
2. Click on the domain name you would like to manage
3. Under "Service Details" you can view the FTP Hostname, FTP Username, and Remote Directory
4. Then, to change the FTP password, click "Change Password" next to "FTP/Control Panel"

1 Open WS_FTP's site manager by clicking on the "Connect..." icon in the top left corner of WS_FTP.

WS_FTP Setup Guide Step 1

2 Click on the "Create Site" button.

WS_FTP Setup Guide Step 2

3 Enter a name for your website, then click next.

WS_FTP Setup Guide Step 3

4 Choose "FTP" as your connection type. Click Next.

WS_FTP Setup Guide Step 4

5 Enter "ftp.yourdomain.com" in the "Server Address" field. Click Next.

WS_FTP Setup Guide Step 5

6 Enter your FTP username and password.

WS_FTP Setup Guide Step 6

7 Next you need to click on the "Advanced" button on the "Finish" screen.

WS_FTP Setup Guide Step 7

8 After pressing the advanced button, the "Site Options" dialog will appear. Click on the "Startup" link in the left pane.

WS_FTP Setup Guide Step 8

9 Under the "Remote site folder" you need to enter "/public_html." Finally, click "OK" and then click "Finish." You are all done and ready to connect!

WS_FTP Setup Guide Step 9


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