How to Configure Settings in FileZilla

October 3, 2023 / How-to Guide

In this article, we will explain how to configure settings in FileZilla.

FTP serves as a useful tool for transferring data from your local computer to a web server, crucial for tasks like installing WordPress by copying the necessary files.

Follow these steps to configure settings in FileZilla:

  1. Connect to your FileZilla account.
  2. Click on “Setting”  under the “Edit” option.
  3. In the “Connection” section, you have the ability to modify the maximum retry count in case of connection failures and the duration between each retry attempt.
  4. In the “FTP” section, you can choose between Active or Passive transfer modes and configure FTP proxy details as needed.
  5. In the “Transfers” section, you can establish the maximum number of simultaneous transfers, define limits for concurrent downloads and uploads, and optionally enable speed limits.
  6. From the “File Types” section, you have the option to configure the default transfer type as Auto, ASCII, or Binary.
    File Types
  7. The “File Exists Action” section enables you to instruct FileZilla on how to handle a situation where a downloaded or uploaded file already exists.
    File Exits Only
  8. In the “Interface” section, you can customise your preferred theme and layout, specify the visual placement of logs, and adjust the date and time format.
  9. You have the option to configure your default language.
  10. Set your default file editor.File Editor
  11. Set how often Filezilla and check the updates.
  12. The logging section allows you to create a log.
  13. The Debug section is where you can specify the level of debugging.
  14. Click on OK.

That concludes the tutorial. You are now familiar with configuring your settings in FileZilla.

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