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Login to FTP via Windows Explorer


Open any Windows Explorer window (My Pictures, My Documents, My Music, etc) Replace the text in the address bar with ftp.yourdomain.com. Note: yourdomain.com is the name of  the domain you are trying to access. Press enter, and you will be prompted for credentials. Enter your FTP username and password, then proceed. After logging in, you will be able to copy files to and from the server...

What is an FTP account?


An FTP account is used to login to an FTP server and transfer files to and from the server. FTP accounts may have complete access to all the files on the server, or they can be restricted to a specific directory or directories. FTP accounts can be created within cPanel.

What is anonymous FTP?


Anonymous FTP is a setting which allows users to login to your FTP server anonymously by not  requiring any login credentials. This feature may be useful to clients wanting to grant access to a set of files to a large number of people, however this can pose a severe security threat and it is strongly encouraged to leave this feature disabled.

Which directory do my files go in?


By default, logging into FTP will open the root directory of your account. In order for files to be publicly accessible, you will need to place them in the public_html folder. The public_html folder is the directory opened when someone accesses your domain.