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To accompany our series on building a website from scratch and in particular as an addition for the Bootcamp update on essential WordPress plugins, here’s a quick video about setting up an FTP connection.

FTP is short for “file transfer protocol” and it’s simply a way for you to establish a connection to your server, so that you can upload files, download files or change files as if they were on your local hard-drive. Here’s the video with a short but detailed walkthrough:

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Download the free FileZilla client here.

Shane Melaugh


Shane Melaugh is the Chief Marketing Officer of SwissMadeMarketing who is responsible for most of the video- and marketing-related stuff you see on this site.