How to add a FTP like File Manager in WordPress with WP File Manager

Modifying your WordPress files normally requires connecting with a FTP software to your hosting provider but that is not always simple for some users. There is the option to use a plugin to edit these files like a file manager. In this video, we will show you how to add a ftp like file manager in WordPress with WP-File Manager.

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Summary of this Tutorial:

Start by installing and activating the WP-File Manager plugin.

Go to File Manager, Configuration to configure the plugin.

You need to set the default home location, permissions for the plugin, and all extensions you want to work with.

The default extensions are normally good enough.

Click save changes and now you can go to File Manager to edit the files.

This plugin grants access to the root files of you site so be careful who is able to see this plugin.

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