To upload content to the server you need to configure your preferred FTP client, alternatively you can do it manually using the ‘File Manager’ feature in your cPanel (using an FTP client is usually easier). 

When using FTP you can choose to use SSL or not.

Configure your FTP client

 Replacing ‘’ with your own domain name you configure your FTP client using the settings below.


– port (non-SSL)   21
– port (SSL)   2683
Username   (username for the FTP account, alternatively your cPanel username)
Password   (your password)


FTP explained

FTP (File transfer Protocol) is a network protocol used to transfer files between two computer systems (such as from your computer to a web server. 

FTP clients

Here are some FTP clients: