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WordPress How to Make a Website with WordPress Installing WordPress The Famous 5-Minute WordPress Install

Janise Bradford
Janise Bradford
5,664 Points

5 minute wordpress install


When downloading the filezilla software, should we download the filezilla client or filezilla server? (when doing the 5 minute wordpress installation).

I'm guessing that since we're going to be uploading wordpress files to server, I should be using the ftp-client. Can someone please confirm this for me.


4 Answers

Samara Soucy
Samara Soucy
6,733 Points

You want the client- you are downloading data from someone else's ftp server.

Server: Host files on your PC for FTP clients to send/retrieve.

Client: Transfer files from/to servers.

What you are doing with wordpress is building it on a mamp or sitcom server so won't need the filezilla server. but would need the filezilla client to transfer your project onto a server. hope that helps