FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is a method used to transfer files between your computer and the web server. FTP is usually performed via a FTP Client, which connects to the FTP server and allows you to either upload or download files to/from the server.
SSH (Secure Shell) is a secure method for logging into a server remotely and giving the server commands or transferring files. SSH makes it extremely easy to manage a server without having to be at the physical server itself. However, access to SSH is closely guarded and is never available on a shared and most reseller servers. SSH is most commonly available with dedicated servers, in the realm...