How to Use Filezilla With 000Webhost

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How to Use Filezilla With 000Webhost
Transfer files much faster and in larger batches using FTP. (Dynamic Graphics/Dynamic Graphics Group/Getty Images)

FTP stands for "File Transfer Protocol." Using an FTP client such as Filezilla allows you to transfer local files from your computer to an online network such as a Web host. By using the FTP account details provided within 000Webhost's control panel, you can seamlessly upload files via Filezilla to the root directory of your domain.

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Things you need

  • Filezilla FTP client
  • 000Webhost FTP login details

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    Obtain Your 000Webhost FTP Login Details

  1. 1

    Log in to your 000Webhost control panel.

  2. 2

    Scroll down and locate the "Files" module.

  3. 3

    Click the "View FTP Details" icon to obtain the login details you will need to begin uploading your files via FTP.

    Connect Filezilla to 000Webhost

  1. 1

    Open Filezilla to begin the FTP process.

  2. 2

    Select "File" from the menu bar and click the "Site Manager" option.

  3. 3

    Click the "New Site" button and name your website. Press "Enter" to save the name change.

  4. 4

    Copy and paste the "FTP host name" from 000Webhost into the "Host" field in Filezilla. This field is located underneath the "General" tab.

  5. 5

    Type "21" into the "Port" field.

  6. 6

    Locate the "Logon Type" option and select "Normal" from the drop-down menu.

  7. 7

    Delete the "anonymous" text within the "User" field and copy and paste your "FTP user name" from 000Webhost.

  8. 8

    Delete the default characters within the "Password" field and type your "FTP password" into this field.

  9. 9

    Click the "Advanced" tab.

  10. 10

    Locate the "Default remote directory" text area and type:


  11. 11

    Click the "Connect" button to initiate the FTP authentication process.

  12. 12

    Begin uploading your website files upon successful connection.

Tips and warnings

  • Do not copy and paste your password into the "Password" field. This can lead to extra characters being copied into the field which will cause your FTP login to fail.

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