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FTP Tutorials & Tips

FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is used for connecting to websites or IP addresses via the file transfer protocol, which allows you to transfer (upload/download) files. In this section, you will find detailed FTP tutorials and tips to help you with your file transfer activities.

Meaning of Common FTP Server Response Codes

When transferring files and folders to or from a website or web server, things may not always go perfectly well. There will most probably be times with errors, disconnections and file transfer failures. This post will compile a list of most common FTP status codes, error messages and what they mean. Read more...

How To Limit the Maximum File Transfer Size in FTP

The File Transfer Protocol (FTP) doesn't have any hard limits on the maximum file size and the maximum number of files for transfers. However, you can still apply a limit to control the file transfer to your server, which I will demonstrate in this tutorial. Read more...

What is the Maximum File Size in FTP Transfers?

By default, there is no technical limit on the maximum file size that you can transfer (download/upload) via FTP, but there are a number of factors that may introduce some artificial limits. In this post, I will talk about what they are. Read more...

List of Free FTP Software

Using an FTP software is one of the options for transferring files and folders to or from your website or server. In this post, we will take a detailed look at some of the most popular free FTP software that you can use to upload/download files from your website. Read more...

How to Download Files From Your Website Using an FTP Client

A quick and easy way for downloading files and folders from your website is to use an FTP software. In this tutorial, I will demonstrate how to download files from your website's server using an FTP client. Read more...

How to Show Hidden Files in FileZilla

In this tutorial, I will quickly demonstrate how to show hidden files that are stored on a server, when you connect to it over FTP via the free file transfer software FileZilla. Read more...

Uploading Files to Your Website Using an FTP Client

Sometimes, using an FTP client to upload/download files and folders to or from your website might be easier than using the File Manager of your hosting control panel. Read more...

Choosing the Correct File Transfer Type with FileZilla

Not choosing the correct file transfer type when uploading or downloading files via FileZilla FTP client may result in corrupted files. Read more...