In this 5th part of “Why website owners should know about web hosting” , we will focus on the FTP accounts. Uploading the website files to the web hosting server can be very time consuming via the web browser interface , especially when your website consists of hundreds or thousands of files. These days websites are being with the help web development frameworks for robust and fast development.
These Frameworks are very extensive as they are loaded with lots of features , they are often called bundles , widgets ,
plugins , addons … Most widely used frameworks around are Laravel , Zend Framework , CakePHP , YII , WordPress , Drupal , Joomla. If you download one of them and into in directory structure. You will find thousands of files combining into a
So we were talking about if we are need to upload thousands of files on our web hosting server via web interface , it might
take hours to get them upload. Though their are now few web hosting services which allow files to uploaded in zipped form
and we can unzip them on ther server after they are uploaded there. But most of web hosting services don’t offer such
facility which leaves users with best alternative option of FTP accounts. Some web hosting services offer only 1 FTP
account , other can give multiple FTP account which can be very useful when more than 1 person is updating files on the
website.If website owners or the web developer don’t know the option of multiple FTP accounts , they are in loss when they
dont use of paid feature for which they are paying.unlimited web hosting
So website owners and web developers/designers should know well about what are the FTP services they are getting what they purchased web hosting account.