How can I setup my website in WS_FTP?

Follow the steps below to set up your website in Ws_FTP to connect to our ftp server.

From the top menu, click on "Tools", Select "Site manager"
On the right side of the site manager , click on "Create folder"
Enter your folder name something like "Personal" and click "OK".
Select the new folder ("Personal") and click on "Create Site"
In the new windows enter your site name and click "Next" (You may call the site any thing you want , it is simply what it will be referred in this ftp program)
At  "Server Address" enter the Host Address or IP Address. if your site's DNS has fully propagated, you may enter ftp.yourdomainname.com where yourdomain.com is replaced with your actual domain name. If DNS has yet to propagate, Enter the ftp IP address Instead.
click "Next"
Enter ftp user name and password provided to you in your welcome Email and click "Next"
Leave the connection type as "FTP" and Click "Next"
Click "Finish" to complete the site creation process.
From the top menu, click on "Tools", Select "Site manager"
Select the created website and on the right side of the site manager , click on "Edit"
On the Left side of the site settings  , Select "Start up"
At "Local Folder" , Enter the name of the directory on your hard drive where you stored all the files for your site.
At "Remote Site Folder" enter "wwwroot"
click "OK"
Now every time you connect to your site , Ws_Ftp will automatically open to the right directory locally and remotely.

 

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