Configuring your website in CuteFTP
Click the Site Manager button
This tutorial assumes you already have CuteFTP and have it running on your computer, but not connected to another server
Now let's learn how to configure our website in CuteFTP
Right click the General FTP Sites folder
Click New Folder
Enter a name for the new folder
Now let's configure a new site inside this new folder
Then click FTP Site...
Enter a name or label for this new site (this is for your reference only)
Then enter the Host address
Note: The host address can be in the form ftp.yourdomain.com or just the IP address
Enter the username and password for the hosting account
If your domain name has not yet propagated, then you'll have to use the IP address method
Click Exit when finished
That's it! We've successfully configured a new site in CuteFTP
To connect to the website we just configured, click the Site Manager icon.....
Select the site you want to connect to.....
Then click Connect
That's it! We've successfully connected to our website via FTP
Click the Disconnect icon to close the connection
This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to configure a website in CuteFTP, for the purposes of establishing an FTP connection
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