FTP Accounts

Updated: 08 February 2024
cPanel Version: 118

This tool lets you create and manage FTP accounts for transferring files to and from your website. It makes it easy to organize and update your website's content.

How to create an FTP account?

  1. Log into your cPanel account.
  2. Find the Files section.
  3. Click on FTP Accounts to open the account creation page. Here, you'll need to fill in some details:
    1. Login: Choose a username for the FTP account. This will be part of the full FTP username, like
    2. Password: Set a strong password for the account, or use the Password Generator for a secure option.
    3. Directory: Specify the directory the user can access. To grant access to the entire website, leave this field as is or set it to the public_html directory.
    4. Quota: Set the maximum amount of data the FTP user can upload. Choose Unlimited for no restrictions or specify a limit.
  4. After filling in the details, click Create FTP Account.

External links

FTP Accounts - cPanel Documentation