The File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a standard network protocol used to transfer computer files between a client and server on a computer network.

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FTP Username and password wrong while installing theme

I followed Failed to connect to FTP Server 127.0.0.1/:21 And was able to solve that problem. But now when I try to upload the theme then I get username and password failure. I have added following ...
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Fast Tranfering my Wordpress site to another server

I am transferring my WordPress site. I need to transfer all the content to my new server from old one. I don't have that enough bandwidth that i can first FTP to my local PC and than again FTP to the ...
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Could not create directory

This question is already asked however none of the solution seems to work in my case. I am trying to install a theme for my new website. I just downloaded a brand new theme zipped it and tried to ...
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transfer a file from one domain to another via wp

I want to be able to transfer a file from one domain to another via wp. I have searched Google and this site but only found info on how to transfer entire WP sites. I was hoping to find a plugin ...
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WordPress 4.4.2 Update not working

I would like to use Auto Update feature to update wordpress. I see this question was asked 5 years ago I would prefer doing the upgrade using Automatic update instead of manual process and fix what's ...
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Failed to connect to PC:21 - WordPress & XAMPP

I've searched the XAMPP and Apache sites and can't seem to find anyway with the same problem that I'm having which includes an answer that'll work for my system. I'm using a Macbook and have ...
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Plugin installation not possible / FTP credentials in WP-config

I have an issue with one of my Wordpress installations. When I try to install a plugin, WP asks for my FTP credentials. I entered them but neither FTPs nor FTP are working - but the credentials are ...
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How to Manually Upload Files via FTP

I am helping a friend who has a site self-hosted via Wordpress. They have access to their FTP. Now I am familiar with manually updating files through the FTP and that is how I usually update my sites. ...
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Plugins upload to wordpress in wampserver via filezilla

I am new to Wordpress. I just downloaded a plugin. I am trying to upload plugins the normal way but they are unable. So my quiz is, can you upload plugins in Wordpress to wampserver via filezilla? If ...
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Uploading a external squeeze page within WP

I'm not a developer but I'm trying to find my own way around and learning as I go along. I have a prebuild squeeze page and trying to FTP it to my site but I have learned that I don't have access to ...
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FTPS Uploads - wp-content cannot be found

i've arranged my new Server and i use proFTPD with TLS Support. Now, WordPress can't upgrade or install plugins anymore. I get the following message: The directory "wp-content" cannot be found This ...
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file compressed the content on single line after upload in wordpress

I don't have any idea what going wrong with my wordpress file, When i tried to open a file after downloading, the downloaded file got compressed in single like like: <?php/** * The Header for our ...
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Images not showing and plugins not installing on wordpress server move

I have recently moved my wordpress site from localhost to an apache server with plesk. Upon doing this my images are not appearing on the website despite still being in the media folder (however I ...
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PHP7 FPM + Apache2 + FTPS Issues

I've set up a VPS on Linode to use PHP 7.0.2-1-fpm with Apache/2.4.18 and the latest wordpress. I have vsftpd 3.0.2 configured to use a self signed certificate for FTPS. I've also rebuilt my ...
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Files empty after moving with FTP

I have a strange bug within my Wordpress theme. After I copy normal files from my local machine (whatever file, functions.php, styles.css or any other) the file gets empty on the server, with no ...
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What's the best way to work with multisite websites via ftp locally?

So I'm used to working on a single instance of Wordpress locally using mamp then copying the DB over to the production server when a site is ready to be live. These are for small sites. I would have ...
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Safer option (security) : Allow uploads to WordPress via Apache(Https) or FTPS

So I host a few WordPress virtual machines. For preference, I like to just use the follow to allow wordpress uploads without FTP. sudo chown www-data:www-data wp-content -R && sudo nano ...
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Errors updating wordpress - SFTP & update issues

I am currently making the transitions of migrating my wordpress site from a hosted service to our in-house server (Centos 7 server installed). Along with Wordpress, I have MariaDB, apache and php. I ...
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Importing inventory from a csv file in the ftp to the database

I'm looking to upload the content contained in a csv file from FTP directly into a WordPress database every 24 hours. This csv file (containing inventory items) gets generated from one site, and I ...
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Problem with updating a plugin

I install WordPress locally on Ubuntu. But when I wanted to update plug-in or install a theme a pop-up open and asks to enter hostname. At first I didn't know what to enter. Trying some of options I ...
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Query regarding installing and theme customization in wordpress

I recently got a client who wants me to customize his wordpress website, however when I started doing this, I got his wordpress admin credentials. I logged into that and tried to install a new theme ...
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How to display the date a directory folder on ftp was modified

We have our site running on wordpress, but we upload all of our PDF files via FTP and NOT the WP media. I want to be able to display in a WP Page, the last time a file, or a "folder in the FTP ...
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How can I find WordPress files on the remote side in Filezilla FTP?

Currently I am doing the WP Development track on TreeHouse (beginner) where I am trying to make a child folder. The child folder is meant to be able to save the WP theme while any other updates are ...
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Changing themes on locally hosted webpages

I recently turned my Raspberry Pi into a web server, and now I installed Wordpress on it. Everything is going excellently, but when I went to change the theme from default, I found I need my hostname, ...
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Wordpress asking FTP Details

When i attempt to upload my plugin, WordPress asks for my FTP Credentials. After entering them, WordPress returns the error: Failed to connect to FTP Server ftp.domain.com:21 but my FTP ...
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Problems with installing and deleting plugins

When I want to install a plugin from the web interface, I receive the error The plugin does not have a valid header. or Destination folder already exists. after it has been downloaded and ...
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Plugin (smart archives reloaded) crashed site / no access on admin panel

During a clean up of my plugins inside of WordPress i deactivated the: smart archives reloaded plugin. Next up: a fatal error when i refreshed the page. Fatal error: Class 'SAR_Generator' not found ...
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How to use Download Manager with FTP

I need to have the email before download plugin so am using Download manager in conjunction, however as some files will need updating quite regularly, I am keen to use FTP so that I can just replace ...
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Do I need FTP set up to upload files to wordpress server

Does FTP need to be set up on a server hosting my wordpress site. I am unable to upload files and there are still many things to check, but I need a straight answer to this before I waste too much ...