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cPanel User Guide and Tutorial by Aric Pedersen

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Creating and Managing FTP Accounts in cPanel

Depending on your hosting plan, you may not be limited to just a single main FTP account. Why would you need more than one? You probably don’t if you are the only person who will ever make changes to your website. However, if you have another person or group of people help you edit your website, you shouldn’t give them access to your main FTP account to edit files.

Note

Security Note: Because the main FTP account login is the same as your cPanel login you should never give it to anyone else. If someone needs FTP access to your account, you can create a separate FTP account for him or her unless your hosting plan does not allow it.

If you would like to create or manage additional FTP accounts in cPanel, ...

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