Discover more about FTP accounts and about FTP as a whole - exactly what they are and when you will require them.
FTP, which is an acronym for File Transfer Protocol, is one of the most commonly used means for transferring web files between a computer and a web server. With FTP client software like FileZilla, you can set up a connection to your hosting account and drag ‘n’ drop files or entire folders in either direction and the software will do the rest. There are a number of pros of using FTP, among them the ability to resume an upload/download if there’s a problem with the connection and the ability to have different FTP accounts. Thanks to the latter option, you can set up FTP users that can connect only to certain folders in your hosting account, but no other folders, email accounts or any other information, which makes it the perfect solution especially when you have to grant a web designer access, for example. You can also use an FTP account with famous web design applications such as FrontPage or Dreamweaver and upload the website content that you’ve created straight from them, without any third-party software.
FTP Accounts in Web Hosting
Any of the web hosting
packages offered by our company will allow you to create unlimited FTP accounts, so you will be able to manage the content of your sites separately or to grant other people access to any website in your website hosting account. If you have a web design app pre-installed on your home PC, you will be able to manage multiple Internet sites at the same time and to keep them updated without effort. If you provide the login details to some other individual to perform a given task, you’ll be able to update the password for that FTP account or to remove it entirely with only a few mouse clicks and avoid any risk of unauthorized access to your web content in the future. For the sake of convenience, all FTP accounts that you set up will be shown in alphabetical order in the respective section of your Hepsia Control Panel.
FTP Accounts in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Our Linux semi-dedicated hosting packages
are stunningly powerful, which makes them excellent for hosting numerous websites. Speaking of which, we’ve chosen not to put a limit on the number of FTP accounts that you can create, so you can have a separate FTP account for each site that you host on our platform. All FTP accounts will be displayed alphabetically in the respective section of the Hepsia hosting Control Panel, which is offered with each and every semi-dedicated server account. For any of them, you will be able to see the access path and to change it, if necessary. Furthermore, you can set up the account in your preferred FTP client by downloading an auto-configuration file and running it on your PC, which will save you time. If you have never opened a web hosting account previously, you can check out our comprehensive how-to video clips, which can be accessed through the same Control Panel section.
FTP Accounts in VPS
If you open a Linux VPS packages
with us and choose any of the three hosting Control Panels that we offer – DirectAdmin, cPanel or Hepsia, an FTP server will be installed on your VPS, since it’s part of the basic software suite that comes with all virtual servers ordered with a Control Panel. This will allow you to set up as many FTP accounts as you like and to indicate which folder each of them can connect to. If you wish, you can even create separate accounts for the same domain name and give different individuals their own set of log-in details to connect to the website content. Each of the three hosting Control Panels will provide you with the ability to set up, to modify or to remove an FTP account in several simple steps and with less than a couple of mouse clicks, so even in case you do not possess any previous experience, you’ll be able to administer an FTP account in a seamless manner.