B. Using FTP

Using FTP

Transferring files between your computer and the server is fundamental to installing and customizing a WordPress server installation. You transfer files with File Transfer Protocol (FTP) client software such as FileZilla or CuteFTP on Windows and Fetch or CuteFTP on Mac OS.

You use FTP client software to put or upload files from your local computer to a remote server. You also use it to get or download files on the remote server to your local computer. Much of the FTP terminology dates back to the days of command line interfaces; fortunately, there are several graphic user interface programs that make FTPing files easy.

In this appendix, we provide some basic information for using our preferred FTP client software applications. ...

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