How to Use FTP Properly with WordPress – WPMU DEV

File Transfer Protocol, or FTP, provides a fast and easy way to transfer files to and from your WordPress site. In the early days of web development, FTP was the main means of interacting with the backend of your site and uploading content. Since then, however, WordPress has simplified the process of setting up and managing a website, allowing you to upload content directly via your browser, and using FTP has become less of a necessity. But should you write it off? Not just yet. Share on Facebook Tweet it Share on Google+ Sign up for more WordPress wisdom

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