FTP stands for File Transfer Protocol which refers to the standard network protocol used for the file transfer between a user & a server on the network. When you’ve a whole folder to upload to your server, FTP is much better than uploading via file manager. To become able to upload files using FTP you’ll need a FTP Account first. Creating a FTP Account in cPanel is very easy. Here we’re to learn how to create a FTP Account in cPanel.
Create a FTP Account in cPanel (Step by step)
STEP 1: Open a new tab on your browser and log into your cPanel Account.
STEP 2: Search for ‘FTP Accounts’ under the ‘FILES’ menu and click on it. It will take you to the FTP Account Creation wizard.
STEP 3: Enter your FTP Account’s username on the ‘Log in’ field. Enter a password which is easy to remember but hard to guess twice. Enter the directory name in which you want to upload your files. Then click on ‘Create FTP Account’. It may take a few seconds according to the speed of your internet connection & web server.
You’ll see a confirmation message like this right under the account creation form once your account is created.