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FAQ: How do I connect to my FTP account?

To connect to your website FTP account via a third party software client, use the following format in putting in your details into the client. FTP Username: xth_123456 FTP Password: yourpassword FTP Server: FTP Port: 21 Popular choices of FTP clients include… FileZilla for Windows, Linux and Mac OS CoreFTP for Windows Cyberduck for […]

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FAQ: How do I change file/folder permissions?

Occasionally you may need to set permissions on directories and/or files in order for your site to work properly such as for scripts. Via File Manager Login to your website control panel Click on File Manager Find the files/folders you need to change permissions on Check the checkbox next to those files and/or folders Click […]

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FAQ: Can I manage my files via FTP client?

Yes, by all means you may use an FTP client of your choice such as FileZilla, WS_FTP or any other FTP client which supports the FTP protocol. Use of an FTP client is both preferred by many and encouraged as it is much faster, allows you to queue uploads/downloads and makes file management much easier.

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Free Hosting FTP Issue [Solved]

We have been made aware of an issue affecting some free web hosting accounts in terms of access to Online File Manager and FTP services. We are working to address the issue as quickly as possible however are still in the process of investigating the problem. During this time we ask for your patience and […]


New feature: FTP over SSL!

With affect immediately, all free hosting accounts can access FTP over SSL. This gives the advantage of ensuring that your username and password are encrypted while being sent over the network. We have been seeing more and more accounts being hacked/comprimised due to viri/malware on the client computer sniffing for FTP passwords going across the […]


Free Hosting FTP Outage

At this time, direct FTP access is disabled for all free hosting accounts as we perform work on the backend which will take about 10 hours or so to complete. In the meantime access to your files via the Online File Manager in VistaPanel is recommended should you need to upload, delete or perform other […]

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