FTP for wordpress

  • Posted September 17, 2013

Hello, i have installed wordpress on my droplet. I have also installed zpanle and configured iptables.

I cant get ftp to work through filezilla which is no major issue. But i need FTP to work through wordpress for the uploaded of pictures etc.

Can someone please tell me how i can get FTP to work? Do i need to add/remove rules from iptables ?


Now that I’ve login the FTP via SHTP, I can only see a few folders? Where should I pull out www folder?

facing the same problem. plzz help anyone.

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sudo chown -R www-data /var/www/html

sudo chown -R www-data /var/www/html

This was the solution for me:

On my first SFTP try, I was logged into the “root” folder. But, as it turns out, the “root” folder is not the root of drive.

If you go up one step in the file hierarchy to “/” you’ll find what you’re looking for. The WordPress installation is in “var/www”

To get there the first time, enter “/” as the remote path.

Please please please 😭

Provide complete guide. Setup digital ocean WordPress FTP & PHPMyAdmin. Please Reply complete guide step by step . Otherwise I am going to shifting Google cloud platform.

Hi, i’m also struggling with this issue. Through SSH i connect with my droplet terminal, no problem. For uploading files, Filezilla, no problem.

Installed the WP ssh-sftp-updater-support plugin, but i won’t let me in.

Slightly confusing terminology, tried both: FTPS / SSL or SSH2.

I won’t let me FTP to my Droppy.

if you are using ubuntu

Hi, You can connect wordpress one-click install, via ssh port 22 using your (private & public) key method .

@cameron Do I have to do anything besides install the plugin? I’ve already setup my droplet.