Using SFTP Upload to Add Files to Your Site

Category: Tutorials | Last modified: August 28, 2020

In order to build a website with WordPress you may need  to securely upload files to your website. You can upload files to your Pressable websites via SFTP (Secure Transfer Protocol). This method is more secure than standard methods of FTP. But, like FTP, it’s a method for transfer files from your computer to your web server.

In order to get stared you will need an SFTP client. The two we recommend are:

Obtain Your SFTP Credentials

You will find your credentials details in the  MyPressable Portal. To start, click the name of the site for which you would like the details for. Next, click on FTP/Users to find your details.

Connecting to Your Website Using your client.

We have step-by-step guides for connecting with Cyberduck and FileZilla.

If you’re not using one of these clients, here are the basic settings you’ll need:

  • Host:
  • Port: 22
  • Protocol: SFTP – SSH File Transfer Protocol
  • Logon Type: Normal
  • User: your username
  • Password: your password

If you’re having trouble with your client or have additional questions, reach out!

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