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cPanel User Guide and Tutorial by Aric Pedersen

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Chapter 3. FTP and cPanel’s File Manager

It is most likely that one of the first things you will want to do after getting your web hosting account, and taking a quick look at cPanel’s interface, is get some files onto your website. So how do you accomplish this? The most common method is via something called FTP. If you have ever downloaded anything on the Internet before, you have likely used FTP, perhaps without even realizing it. FTP stands for File Transfer Protocol. It is a method of transferring files from remote locations to your local computer (called downloading) and vice versa (sending files from your computer to a remote location is called uploading).

In this chapter we will cover most methods that cPanel provides to enable you to transfer ...

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