How to use FileZilla for FTP

FileZilla is a powerful and free FTP client used for transferring files over the Internet to your Smart Hosting webspace.  FileZilla is a very popular FTP client and is used by webmasters from all over the world. 

You can download FileZilla software using this link. 

Your new Smart Hosting service provides you with unlimited FTP access and unlimited FTP accounts.  FileZilla is fully compatible with your Smart Hosting services. 

How to use FileZilla FTP client

Once you have the FileZilla client downloaded and activated on your computer, enter the domain name in the address field (you can also use the server's IP address). 

Your hosting account's IP is noted in your Welcome E-Mail. If you are unsure of this please contact us. 

The username and the password you need to enter are the same as the ones you use to log in to your cPanel account. These would also have been provided in your Welcome E-Mail. 

The FTP port is 21 and is filled in automatically. 


Click Quickconnect and the file listing will appear. Find the public_html folder and double click on it.

Then, select the files to be uploaded and drag-and-drop them into the public_html folder. Wait for the transfer to be completed.

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