How to create and use a public FTP account from My Computer/Windows Explorer on Hostgator?

Create a normal FTP account from CPanel / from a domain.

After that, pull up My Computer or Windows Explorer and enter the ftp address in the address bar, something like this:

ftp:username@yourdomain.com

username: username@yourdomain.com

password: the password you set before.

That’s it, you should see the public folder from where you can copy/paste files.
You can share the login details with anyone you want to share files.

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