Encyclopedia - FTP

    One of the greatest online inventions making the web so powerful and flexible today is the File Transfer Protocol. FTP is a network protocol which is responsible mainly for the transfer of information in the form of files from one computer to another over the Internet.

    FTP Account.
    All users who upload file to the internet use FTP, to upload their website files to a host server. They will also need a FTP account assigned to them by their hosting providers.

    FTP Client.
    An FTP client is a web based software tool with an easy interface dedicated to helping users execute multiple simultaneous file transfers from their PCs to certain servers over the Internet.

    FTP Host.
    In order for an FTP connection to be established between a user's PC and a host server, users must present some important details such as their FTP host (FTP server) and personal login credentials.

    FTP Manager.
    FTP Manager is a tool for setting up and managing multiple independent FTP accounts on an FTP server.

    FTP Port.
    FTP connections between personal computers and remote servers via FTP clients are executed through two specific ports which could be either be the default TCP ports or custom ports set by administrators.

    FTP Software.
    The majority of FTP software distributed over the Internet today enable users to make quick connections with host servers and execute easy file transfers.

    FTP Upload.
    The FTP upload functionality of the FTP software tools allows users to transfer files stored on their local computers to certain FTP servers and update newly modified files at any time.

    Web FTP.
    Thanks to the usability of the web-based FTP clients, widely accessible online today, everyone can carry out quick, multiple file transfers at a time without having to possess any technical skills.

    FileZilla FTP is one of the most eagerly recommended FTP software tools online facilitating users of various skills to transfer files of any size and format to and from a certain host server over the Internet.