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Configuring your website in WS_FTP

Click to Open a Remote Connection

This tutorial assumes you already have WS_FTP and have it running on your computer, but not connected to another server

Now let's learn how to configure our website in WS_FTP

Click Create Folder

Enter a name for the new folder, then click OK

Now let's configure a new site inside this new folder

Click Create Site

Enter a name for this new site

Then click Next

Click Next again

Enter the Server Address, then click Next

Note: The server address can be in the form or just the IP address

If your domain name has not yet propagated, then you'll have to use the IP address method

Enter the username and password for the hosting account

Click Next

Click Finish

That's it! We've successfully configured a new site in WS_FTP

To connect to the website we just configured, click Connect

That's it! We've successfully connected to our website via FTP

Click the Disconnect icon to close the connection

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to configure a website in WS_FTP, for the purposes of establishing an FTP connection

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