Configuring your website in CuteFTP



Configuring your website in CuteFTP

Click the Site Manager button

This tutorial assumes you already have CuteFTP and have it running on your computer, but not connected to another server

Now let's learn how to configure our website in CuteFTP

Right click the General FTP Sites folder

Click New Folder

Enter a name for the new folder

Now let's configure a new site inside this new folder

Click New

Then click FTP Site...

Enter a name or label for this new site (this is for your reference only)

Then enter the Host address

Note: The host address can be in the form ftp.yourdomain.com or just the IP address

Enter the username and password for the hosting account

If your domain name has not yet propagated, then you'll have to use the IP address method

Click Exit when finished

That's it! We've successfully configured a new site in CuteFTP

To connect to the website we just configured, click the Site Manager icon.....

Select the site you want to connect to.....

Then click Connect

Click OK

That's it! We've successfully connected to our website via FTP

Click the Disconnect icon to close the connection

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to configure a website in CuteFTP, for the purposes of establishing an FTP connection

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