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WordPress Build a Website with WordPress Customizing WordPress Themes How to Make Child Themes

Trevor Jones
Trevor Jones
1,962 Points

Is there a course on properly setting up Wordpress in FileZilla or other FTP to begin building custom templates?

I'm currently going through the Wordpress course, setting up a Wordpress website, and they have skipped over setting up the FTP properly when they made their child theme. Is there a course I potentially missed or skipped over that addresses working with FTP's for Wordpress?

1 Answer

A.J. Kandy
A.J. Kandy
Courses Plus Student 12,422 Points

There isn't a Treehouse course specifically on using FTP.

It's a basic part of web development, so I would recommend finding a tutorial online. Google is your friend :)

For the basics of FTP, Siteground has a resource page here: https://www.siteground.com/tutorials/ftp/

For using FileZilla with WordPress, there's this article on the WordPress Codex: https://codex.wordpress.org/Using_FileZilla

Your web host will provide you with FTP / SFTP details, which include the server IP address or URL and any port information, and an FTP username/login (which may be different from your web host's general user login). Your webhost should have an FAQ with general instructions on how to set this up.