Adding an FTP/FTPS adapter to your account

Setting up an FTP/FTPS adapter

Publishing to your FTP/FTPS adapter

Unpublishing a project

Adding an FTP/FTPS adapter to your account

  • In the dashboard, click the User tab on the top right corner

  • Select Hosting

  • Click on Add domain

  • Enter your domain or sub-domain (e.g www.mywebsite.com)

  • Select Advanced hosting option

  • Choose FTP or FTPS hosting from the list

  • Within Access options, toggle if you want to share your domain across your team. It'll be off by default making it only available for you

  • Click on Add domain

Setting up an FTP/FTPS adapter

You'll need to supply a number of parameters to properly connect your FTP/FTPS adapter, some of them are optional depending on how your server is set up.

Have a look at the chart below to understand how each parameter works.

Parameter

Required

Description

Hostname

Yes

The hostname or IP which you want Vev to connect to when publishing.

Port

No

Set the port you want Vev to connect to (defaults to 21)

Webroot folder

Yes

The folder on the target system you want Vev to upload your files to

FTP username

No

Recommended, defaults to Anonymous

Private key password

No

If you want the private key to be generated using a password, enter this here.

Secure connection (FTP password)

No

Toggle to encrypt the connection

Ping

No

Check off to grant Vev permission to send pings

Unpublish

No

Check off to grant Vev permission to unpublish the content

Adding a Web Path

You can add a Path to your domain at the core level, which means it will be used as a base path in all projects that the domain is added to. Follow the steps below to learn how to do it.

  • In the dashboard, click the User tab on the top right corner

  • Select Hosting

  • Select your domain

  • Enter your path in the Web path field

Adding a Favicon

Follow the steps below to learn how to add a Favicon to your domain.

  • In the dashboard, click the User tab on the top right corner

  • Select Hosting

  • Select your domain

  • Scroll down to the Favicon section

  • Drag and drop your file or click to upload it from your computer

Publishing to your FTP/FTPS adapter

Once your FTP Adapter has been properly set you'll need to add it to your project so that you can publish to it. Read the steps below to learn how to do it.

  • Open the project you want to publish

  • Click the Publish button on the top right corner

  • Select Add publish destination from the publish dialog

  • Choose your domain from the dropdown list

  • Add a path to your domain or leave it blank if you want to publish to its root (the path will only be added at a project level)

  • Hit Add publish destination

  • Open the publish dialog

  • Hit Publish project

Unpublishing a project

To unpublish your project from your FTP/FTPS adapter:

  • In the dashboard, click the User tab on the top right corner

  • Click "Hosting"

  • Select your domain

  • Click the "Projects" tab on the top

  • Click the three dots next to the project you want to unpublish and click "Unpublish".

The project will no longer appear on the list.

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