Updated on Mar 13, 2019
This tutorial covers the steps for configuring your FTP in Joomla. It will allow you to install easily a number of components or themes directly via the administrative area of your website. In order to enable this service, you need to complete the following two steps.
This step is mainly for security purposes as we have already configured the FTP account to grant you access only to the location of your website. To create FTP account, you need to log into your cPanel and navigate to the Files tab and then FTP Accounts.
Enter the details for your new FTP account:
Click on the Create FTP Account button to create it.
Next, log into your website as administrator and navigate to the System tab on the top-menu and then go to Global Configuration.
Select the Server tab.
Scroll down to the FTP Settings section and enter the details for your new FTP account:
Click on the Save & Close button to keep the changes.