Configuring your website in SmartFTP
This tutorial assumes you already have SmartFTP and have it running on your computer, but not connected to another server
Click the Favorites menu here
Now let's learn how to configure our website in SmartFTP
Then click Edit Favorites...
Now click the New Folder icon here.....
The Favorites window opens
..... and enter a name for the new folder
Select the folder we just created here
Now click the New Favorite icon.....
..... and enter a name for the new favorite
Now we must configure the properties of the new favorite we're creating.....
With the new favorite selected, click the Properties icon here
The Properties window opens
Type the FTP address of the website here
Now we have to fill in the details of our website, so SmartFTP can connect to it via FTP
Note: If the domain name has not yet propagated, you'll have to enter the website's IP address instead of the domain name
If entering the IP address, do not include ftp. before it..... just enter the IP address
Now enter the website's FTP username and password in the boxes here
Then click OK
That's it! We've successfully configured the Demo345.com website in SmartFTP by setting it up in our Favorites
To connect to the website we just setup in our favorites, click the Favorites menu.....
Then click the folder name it's located in, then the website name itself
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 SmartFTP, for the purposes of establishing an FTP connection
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