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Editing files within FileZilla

Modified Monday 19th May, 2014 at 09:02

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In this tutorial we will show you how to edit text files from within FileZilla. My preferred text editor of choice for Windows is Notepad++ downloadable from here. If you use OSX/Linux I would recommend gedit.

Download and install Notepad++, then open up FileZilla and connect to your site.

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Go to Edit -> Settings -> File Editing

Click "custom editer" and browse to the path of Notepad++

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Under File type associations uncheck "Inherit system's filetype associations"

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This will stop Filezilla trying to open regular notepad or your browser to view/edit files. Then click ok to save/exit the settings menu.

Navigate to the file you want to edit and then right click it and select view/edit.

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Edit your file with Notepad++

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Save the file and close the editor, you will be prompted by FileZilla that the file has changed.

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Check "Finish editing and delete local file" and then click yes.

FileZilla will then upload the changed file to the server.

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