How to Add an FTP Account to WS_FTP

To add an FTP account to WS_FTP:

  1. Open WS_FTP.

  2. Visit Connections > Site Manager and create or edit your site profile as follows:

    Host Info in left column
    • Site Name: (Same as Host name below)

    • Host name: (Listed on your hosting account’s Info page)

    • UserID: (Your cPanel username)

    • Password: (Your cPanel password)

    • Save password: On

    • Account: (Leave blank)

    • Save acciybt: Off

    Startup in left column
    • Remote site folder: public_html

    Advanced in left column
    • Server type: FTP/SSL (AUTH SSL)

    • Use Passive mode for data connections: On

    • Remote port (usually 21): 21

    SSL in left column
    • Client certificate: NONE

    • Reuse SSL Session: On

  3. Click the OK button.

  4. Click the Connect button.

WS_FTP should now be securely connected to your FTP account!