Create or Delete a Directory Using the FileZilla FTP Client Print

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You can create or remove directory on your website using the FileZilla FTP Client. The FileZilla FTP client is available for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. We strongly recommend FileZilla.


Create a Directory

1. Open the FileZilla FTP Client.

2. Enter your FTP Host, Username and Password. You can use your cPanel username and password as your FTP User and Password and then click on the "Quick Connect" button.
In the Host field, you can use your domain name like but you may get a security warning. You can either ignore this warning, or contact prime42 to get the hostname that appears on the security certificate.

3. Now, should you wish to create a directory inside the public_html folder, open it by clicking twice on the "public_html" directory or any directory where you wish to create your folder/directory.

4. Right Click on empty space under the "filename" box, which is located below "Remote site" and then click on the "Create Directory" option.

5. Enter Directory name like images or any other directory name you wish to create.

6. Your newly created directory will appear. Double click on it to enter your newly created directory.


Delete or Remove a Directory

1. Right click on any directory you wish to delete.

2. Click the "Delete" option and then on "Yes" to confirm .

The directory will be removed. You can use this method to remove any directory or files.


FileZilla has documentation for more advanced usage available on their website:

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