Once you have your hosting account details, it’s quite likely you’ll want to be transferring files to it – probably in the form of a website. While Plesk does offer tools move files around itself, we recommend using FTP to do this.
One thing all FTP clients should have in common is that they will want 3 bits of information from you. The server you want to connect to, and the username and password you want to connect with. By default these will be:
Server: ftp.yourdomainhere (eg ftp.mydomain.co.uk)
Username: Your Plesk admin panel username
Password: Your Plesk admin panel password
That should be all there is to it. If you want to upload files to your website, these should be placed in the “httpdocs” directory.
However, it may be the case that you want a 3rd party to have the ability to transfer files to your site, but understandably don’t want to give them your login. In this case, you’ll want to create an FTP user within your Plesk Control panel: