This quick guide will take you through the steps of creating an FTP account which will allow you to upload your website content through an FTP program.
1. To create an FTP account you would need to log in to your cPanel.
2. Click on “FTP accounts”.
3. Enter the login details you wish to use.
You’ll notice that the Directory field will be automatically filled. This is an example of what it would look like initially:
For the FTP account to connect to the root folder, this field needs to be changed to the following:
4. Lastly, click on “Create FTP Account”.
On your cPanel homepage, please use the IP address shown under “General information” as the “Host” when connecting via FTP.
You are all set to upload via FTP!