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safe to give wordpress ftp access? (2 posts)

  1. jamielawrence
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    im trying to update a plugin and it's asking for my ftp details, i'm on rackspace cloud so this is the same as my SSL account, is this safe to provide to wordpress?

    thank you :)

  2. MichaelH
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Should be okay. If you want you can put the info in wp-config.php so you don't get continually asked...

    define('FTP_HOST', 'fpt_host_here');
    define('FTP_USER', 'your_ftp_user');
    define('FTP_PASS', 'ftp_password_here');

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