How to access a website's files with FileZilla?

Step 1

Download FileZilla here:
There are versions for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux.
Install the proper version for your operating system.


Step 2

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

Step 3

Press the «New Site» button:

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.

Step 5

FileZilla will show your website's filesystem.