HostGator How to FTP – Setup and Client Configuration

Set by Step Guide for FTP Setup and Configuration

In this video we describe step by step process of setting up ftp account on hostgator hosting account.

Step 1. Login to your cPanel by accessing at yourdomain.com/cpanel
Step 2. Enter your user name and password
Step 3. To add new FTP accounts, click on the FTP Accounts icon from the Files section of cPanel account
Step 4. Create a new account by providing login and password. Setup directory and account disk quota for files storage as needed
Step 5. After account creation your account is added there. You can change password, change quota, delete your account and configure FTP client. We will configure FTP for this tutorial. Select configure FTP client
Step 6. Enter the setup information into Filezilla or Core FTP – if using windows. Mac users can use Cyberduck. We will use Filezilla for this video
Step 7. Open Filezilla, go to file menu and choose site manager
Step 8. Click on new site and provide configuration information received from cPanel. Now you can simply connect and use drag, drop to upload and download file.

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