When you self host your own WordPress blog you have access to the most basic of WordPress functionality.
We have written a beginner’s guide to FTP for WordPress (1.39 MB PDF) which will show you how to:
- Configure FileZilla, an FTP client, to allow you to transfer files to and from your blog.
- Download a plugin.
- Install the plugin onto your blog using FileZilla.
- Activate the plugin.
If you have never used an FTP client before, or don’t even know what FTP stands for, and fish transferring ponds it is not, this guide is for you.