Configure WordPress To Not Use FTP To Do Stuff

By default, if you want to install plugins or upgrade WordPress, you have to provide the FTP details. If you are running WordPress on localhost, you won’t have the FTP credentials. In this case you won’t be able to install plugins or upgrade WordPress. There is a way to configure WP to don’t use FTP, instead install directly using the Read/Write permission of folder. If WordPress can’t install anything without FTP, it needs another method – direct install.

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How To Use FileZilla/SFTP To Update Site in OpenShift

In the recent post, I mentioned about OpenShift, a PaaS Service that offers Free Hosting. You can update your application using GIT. OpenShift also provides SSHing into your application. You may have heard of FTP protocol which allows you to transfer files through web. Most hosting companies use FTP protocol to update client apps. OpenShift unlike AppFog have FTP support, but in a different manner. It has SFTP support ie SSH File Transfer Protocol.

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