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How to access wordpress hosting files?

  • Posted April 15, 2014

Hello,

I am new to this control panel and am wanting to know how I can access my websites hosting files. I need to make an edit to one of my websites wordpress files and am having trouble getting access to it. I don’t remember my ftp login to the site either unfortunately.

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How did you install Wordpress? You don’t need FTP to access your files. In fact, it is insecure and it’s recommended to uninstall your FTP server and use a more secure protocol such as SFTP (which is completely different from FTP). <br> <br>Check out <a href=“https://www.digitalocean.com/community/articles/how-to-use-filezilla-to-transfer-and-manage-files-securely-on-your-vps”>How To Use Filezilla to Transfer and Manage Files Securely on your VPS</a>. <br> <br>Your files can be stored anywhere, so it’s hard to guess where they are without more info. The two most common paths are: <br> <br>- /var/www <br>- /home/wordpress/public_html