FTP is short for File Transfer Protocol – a rather popular method of uploading and downloading web files between a home PC and a server. With an FTP program such as CuteFTP or FileZilla, you can make a connection to the server and view its content in one pane, whereas the files on your computer will be displayed in another pane within the program window. All you need to do to send files or entire directories in either direction is to select them and then to drag them from one pane to the other. FTP is used by a lot of users because you can set up different FTP accounts and each of them can be restricted to access just one single folder on the server, so a web designer, for instance, can fulfill their task without accessing any other folder in your website hosting account. In addition, the presence of different FTP accounts will also allow you to create multiple sites using web design tools like FrontPage or Dreamweaver and to upload them to their respective folders on the server.

FTP Accounts in Hosting

You can set up as many FTP accounts as you want with any of the Linux hosting offered by us, as we’ve chosen not to limit this functionality. Thus, you can manage multiple sites at once or grant other people access to multiple directories. Once a certain task has been completed and you don’t want that individual to be able to connect to your web files any longer, you can edit the password for the specific FTP account or you can just remove the account with a few clicks of the mouse and quit worrying about anyone using it again. The Hepsia hosting Control Panel, which comes with all hosting accounts, will permit you to see the full list of the active FTP accounts displayed alphabetically. It takes just one single click to manage various options for any of them – to update the access path or the password, to download an auto-configuration file, etc.

FTP Accounts in Semi-dedicated Hosting

When you host your Internet sites in a semi-dedicated server account, you will be able to create a different FTP account for each of them, since we have not set a limit on this service with any of our semi-dedicated server plans. You can accomplish this via the FTP section of our easy-to-work-with Hepsia hosting Control Panel where you can also check the complete list of all the accounts that you have set up, along with the folder that each one of them can access. If necessary, you will be able to update the password for a given FTP account or to modify its access path with a few clicks. You can also remove an account without any effort in case you do not need it anymore – for example, if you have hired a web designer who is finished with the Internet site and you do not want them to be able to connect to your files any longer. For convenience’s sake, we’ve shot a number of instructional video clips, which will help you administer your FTP accounts with no effort in case you’ve never used a hosting plan previously.

FTP Accounts in VPS Web Hosting

In case you open a Linux VPS web hosting packages with our company and pick any of the three hosting Control Panels that we’re offering – cPanel, DirectAdmin or Hepsia, an FTP server will be installed on your machine, since it’s an integral part of the software package that comes with all servers ordered with a hosting Control Panel. This will allow you to create as many FTP accounts as you want and to pick which folder each one of them can access. If you wish, you can even set up separate accounts for one and the same domain name and give different people their very own sign-in credentials to connect to the content. Each of the 3 hosting Control Panels will offer you the opportunity to create, to modify or to remove an FTP account in a couple of simple steps and with no more than a couple of clicks, so even in case you do not have any past experience, you’ll be able to administer an FTP account seamlessly.