filezilla connect to localhost (3 posts)

  1. mx760
    Posted 4 years ago #

    I use XAMPP, and setup a database: wordpress and made a new user (via Privileges) for this database with username: wordrpress and also made a password. I am using Filezilla client for FTPing, and I used:

    Port: 21
    Protocol: SFTP (for security I was told)
    Logon Type: Normal
    User: wordrpess
    Password: the password I set up in phpmyadmin for database wordpress

    And do I have to use FTP, or can I just drap and drop files, why do I need to use FTP like Filezilla to transfer files.

    Any help appreciated!

  2. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Just drag and drop files.

  3. mx760
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Also, do I have to FileZilla to install plugins or again, drag an drop?

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