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faq:how-to-add-new-ftp-account-to-update-add-plugins-and-themes [2013/08/01 11:05]
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faq:how-to-add-new-ftp-account-to-update-add-plugins-and-themes [2013/08/02 04:25] (current)
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-===== Q: How to upgrade/add plugins and themes without using main cPanel username and password??=====+===== Q: How to upgrade/add plugins and themes without using main cPanel username and password?​=====
  
-Every time you update/add plugins and themes Oxwall asks you to enter FTP attributes: host name, control panel username and password. In case you don't want to give out this information you can set separate FTP accounts with access to only needed data on you server. ​+Every time you update/add plugins and themes Oxwall asks you to enter FTP attributes: host name, control panel username and password. In case you don't want to give out this information you can set separate FTP accounts with access to only needed data on your server. ​
  
 Requirements:​ access to your control panel, access to admin panel. ​ Requirements:​ access to your control panel, access to admin panel. ​
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 2. Create new FTP account. ​ 2. Create new FTP account. ​
  
-Make sure the **directory** option in the ftp form shows **public_html**  (the default value will show as public_html/​**{$login_name}**. Remove the name ( highlighted in red on screen shot) so that it is just public_html.+Make sure the **directory** option in the ftp form shows "public_html".  
 +The default value will show as "public_html/​{$login_name}". Remove the name ( highlighted in red on screen shot) so that it is just "public_html".
  
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   * Port: 21   * Port: 21
  
-====If Oxwall is located ​under sub/addon domain name or subfolder: ====+====If Oxwall is installed ​under sub/addon domain name or subfolder: ====
  
 1. Log in to your control panel>​FTP Accounts. 1. Log in to your control panel>​FTP Accounts.
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 The name will default to be your main domain so you can name it, for example, [email protected]_main_domain.com. The name will default to be your main domain so you can name it, for example, [email protected]_main_domain.com.
        
-Make sure to change** directory** option in ftp form (the default value will shot /​public_html/​**{$login_name}** to  /​public_html/​**your_sub_or_addon_dir_name ** . For example: my Oxwall site is installed under www.mymaindomainname.com/​oxwall153I will use **/​public_html/​oxwall153** part instead of default ​**/​public_html/​{$login_name}**+Make sure to change** directory** option in ftp form
 +The default value will show "/​public_html/​{$login_name}"). Change it to: "/​public_html/​**your_sub_or_addon_dir_name ** .  
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 +For example: my Oxwall site is installed under www.mymaindomainname.com/​oxwall153, therefore when creating new FTP account ​I will use "/​public_html/​oxwall153" ​instead of default ​value.
  
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   * Port: 21   * Port: 21
  
 +|**Note**: This documentation was provided by our contributor [[http://​www.oxwall.org/​user/​durangod| Dave ]]. Original instructions can be found [[http://​www.oxwall.org/​forum/​topic/​12297|here]] |
    
  
  
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