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Using SFTP filemanagement in your control panel

With our web hosting packages, you can use SFTP to upload the files to your website. In this article you'll learn how to upload the files of your website using SFTP filemanagement in your control panel.

If you want to use SFTP software instead, we recommend using our tutorials for Filezilla or Cyberduck.


Open SFTP filemanagement

Log on to the control panel, go to the tab 'Domains & Hosting' and select your domain name in the column to the left (don't check the box). Next to 'Your website', click on the cog wheel, followed by 'SFTP filemanagement'.

Click on SFTP filemanagement



You will now see an overview of the folders of the website(s) that are present on your web hosting package. This overview is the home folder, for technical reasons no new folders or files can be added.

Manage your files

To add files to the website that is on your main domain (in our example transiptutorials.com), open the folder www.

To add files to websites that are on subdomains, open the subdomains folder. If you have created subdomains on your web hosting package, you will be able to provide the subdomains with content using this folder.

To upload files and folders for your website, simply drag and drop them to the folder you want to upload them to. We will now explain which features 'SFTP filemanagement' has to offer.


The different features of SFTP filemanagement

new folder

Click on 'New folder' to create a new folder inside the map you are currently in.
 

upload

Click on the 'Upload' button to upload a file to the folder you are currently in.
 

magnifying glass

Click on the magnifiying glass to search for a file or folder inside the folder you are currently in.



To perform specific actions on one or more files or folders, check the boxes next to the file or folder. You will then find different options to choose from on the right hand side.

In some cases, certain options are disabled. For instance, you can't rename multiple files at once or copy and paste folders.

rename

This button allows you to rename a file or folder.
 

cut

This button allows you to cut a file and paste it in another location within SFTP filemanagement.
 

copy

This button allows you to copy a file and paste it in another location within SFTP filemanagement.

After clicking either 'Cut' or 'Copy', you will immediately see a window with the option to paste the file or folder. You can also go back one folder or click on a new folder to open it and paste the file or folder into it.

copy pasterights

By clicking on 'Rights' you can indicate which rights you want to assign to the file or folder. You can choose from 'Read', 'Write' and ‘Execute’.
 

delete

This button allows you to delete the selected file or folder.
 

download

Click on 'Download' to, you guessed it, download the file or folder.
 

open

When you have selected a file and click 'Open', the file will be opened in a new tab in your browser.

When you have selected a folder and click 'Open', this will have the same effect as when you would click on 'Download'. The folder will then be downloaded in a .zip file.
 

clear

By clicking on 'Clear', the box next to the file or folder will be unchecked.



In this article we explained how to use 'SFTP filemanagement' in your control panel.

Should you have any questions left regarding this article, do not hesitate to contact our support department. You can reach them via the ‘Contact Us’ button at the bottom of this page.

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