Upload files with SFTP

You can upload files to your Managed WordPress account with SFTP. You can use any FTP client to do this, such as FileZilla. This is useful if you need to do large file uploads to your WordPress site, or if you want to make changes to your WordPress site manually - such as installing a custom theme or plugin.

  1. Log in to your GoDaddy account.
  2. Next to Managed WordPress Websites, click Manage.
  3. Click the image that matches what you see in your account:
(Not what you see?)
  1. Download, install, and launch FileZilla.
  2. Complete the following fields, and then click Quickconnect.

    To make sure you use the right information, it helps to know what type of hosting account you have. You can also find the info for these fields under the SSH & SFTP tab in your site Settings.
    click the SSH & SFTP tab

    Field What to enter...
    Host Your SFTP hostname
    Username Your SFTP username
    Password Your SFTP password
    Port 22
  1. Download, install, and launch FileZilla.
  2. Complete the following fields, and then click Quickconnect.

    To make sure you use the right information, it helps to know what type of hosting account you have. You can also find the info for these fields under the Basic settings panel by clicking View next to SFTP user.
    get SFTP info

    Field What to enter...
    Host Your SFTP hostname
    Username Your SFTP username
    Password Your SFTP password
    Port 22

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