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Unable to intall plugins Failed to connect FTP. Emergency Help :( (4 posts)

  1. rijurocker
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    WordPress ver 3.2.1 :I am facing a problem when i try to install plugins but i need to connect with FTP i gave the hostname, username & pass.But it said "Failed to connect to FTP Server box7.host1free.com:21"
    I have change all the files & folders permission: 777 but still same problem.
    See the Screenshot open the link:
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    I have anothe site WP ver 3.1.3 Host:00webhost.com and when i install plugins in this site it intall easily & also not ask for connection with FTP
    Please Help me is there any way to skip the FTP Login page like my other site or any to login the FTP correctly

  2. It sounds like your hosting may be blocking FTP access, which is quite common for free hosting providers.

    You should definitely contact your hosting provider about this.

  3. rijurocker
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    But i can login Ftp using FillZilla and through there i can do , i have uploaded plugins through this process.
    But why i can't do in wordpress ftp login?

  4. tresle1
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I think this was a problem with http://www.host1free.com hosting as they had some problems with FTP, but I use box12 and it works as a charm.

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