How do I access my root files?

Hey everyone I need to access my _root files to release my Wordpress site from Maintenance mode. I was updating plugins and after was done the site got stuck into it. I have no knowledge whatsoever and I really need guidance to do that once my DEV is out of town and he’s the one who takes care of my DO.

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Hi there,

What you could do is to use FileZilla with SFTP to access your DigitalOcean server.

You can follow the steps here on how to do that:

Alternatively, if you are used to using SSH, you could do that as well by following the steps here:

By default the WordPress files should be stored at /var/www/html. The html part might be different depending on your setup.

Hope that this helps! Regards, Bobby