Knowing how to access your site via FTP is one of the most fundamental tools for managing site files.
- [Instructor] FTP or File Transfer Protocol is one … of the most basic and classic tools of web development. … While in today's web environment, the vast bulk … of file transfers can be done through a web-based interface, … that hasn't always been the case. … Because you usually don't need FTP to install WordPress, … manage plugins, or add media like images or videos … to your site, many casual WordPress administrators … have never had a need for it. … But it's an invaluable tool for maintaining any site. … The command line is one way of using FTP … if you can keep track of everything you're doing. … But software to manage FTP, like FileZilla, Cyberduck, … or WinSCP is mature, stable, and provides … functional advantages not available from the command line. … In this course we'll be using FileZilla, a free, … open source, cross-platform FTP client available … for Mac, Windows, and Linux. … FTP is simple. … You are pushing and pulling files between your local device … and a remote server. …
Skill Level Intermediate
What you should know1m 1s
1. Preparing Your Site for Migration
2. Migration Tools
3. Migration Plugins
4. Common Problems and Solutions
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