How to access a website's files with FileZilla?

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(Dmitry Fedyuk) #1

Step 1

Download FileZilla here: filezilla-project.org/download.php
There are versions for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux.
Install the proper version for your operating system.

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Step 2

Open FileZilla and press the «Site Manager» button in the top-left corner:
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Step 3

Press the «New Site» button:
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Step 4

Fill the following fields:

  • Specify your website’s domain in the «Host» field.
  • Choose the «SFTP - SSH File Transfer Protocol» value in the «Protocol» dropdown.
  • Set the proper «User» and «Password» values (is your server was set up by me, then you probably need to use the www-data user account).
  • Press the «Connect» button.
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Step 5

FileZilla will show your website’s filesystem.
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