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Managing files in CuteFTP

This tutorial assumes you already have CuteFTP running on your computer, and connected to a remote server

Now let's learn how to manage our website files

The first thing we're going to do is create a new folder (or directory) on the remote server

One way to create a new folder is to right-click anywhere here in the remote server window.....

Then click New Folder here

Or simply click the New Folder icon here

Type a name for the new folder here, then click OK

That's all there is to it. Now let's rename this new folder.....

Right click the folder.....

Then click Rename

Type the new folder name in here

The new folder has been renamed

..... then click the delete icon here

You can also rename files the same way as you rename folders

To delete a folder (or file), make sure it's highlighted.....

The folder we just created, has been deleted

Now let's learn how to change the permissions of a file

Select the file for which you want to change the permissions.....

..... then click the Properties icon here

To change the file permissions, simply enter the new permissions value here.....

..... or check off the appropriate permission boxes below

Click Apply, then OK when finished

That's it! Permissions for the file favorite.htm have been successfully changed

This is the end of the tutorial. You should now know how to manage your files and folders in CuteFTP, including creating new folders, renaming them, deleting them, and changing file permissions

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