How to Use CuteFTPCuteFTP is my favourite File Transfer client. I have been using this software for more than a decade now. CuteFTP is compatible with both Windows-based and MAC-based machines, it is easy to use and above all the page you are reading currently was also uploaded using CuteFTP software.

Steps To Upload Files On Website With CuteFTP

To upload your files on a web server using CuteFTP you need to obtain the following information from your web host.

  • Host Address: e.g.
  • UserName: e.g.
  • Password: e.g. xxxxxxxxxxx

Once you have this information, open the CuteFTP software and fill these required fields as shown in the snapshot below;

CuteFTP Settings to Upload Files on Website

The next step after filling this information, you need to connect CuteFTP with your web hosting server. Simply click the “File” Menu, Click “Connect” and again click“Connect” in the sub menu. See the image below;

Connect CuteFTP with Web Server


You are almost done. The next step is to upload your files from you local drive to the web server. Navigate to the file you want to upload, right click the file and click “Upload”. See the image below for details;

Local Drive and Web Server Panels in CuteFTP Software

As soon as CuteFTP finishes the file upload process, the uploaded file (index.html in this case) will appear in the web hosting server panel of the software. Moreover you will also see a “Directory Listing Completed” message in the status bar.


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