What are WebDAV and FTP?


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What are WebDAV and FTP?

If you start comparing content management systems, eventually you're going to come across the phrase 'support for WebDAV and FTP'. While you're more likely to be familiar with FTP, both of these terms can be confusing to new users, so let's take a closer look at them, how they're related, and why they matter. WebDAV and FTP are both used to upload files to your sites, and usually at least one of these methods, if not both, are integrated directly into your CMS. FTP stands for file transfer protocol and is the most widely used protocol for sending and receiving files over the web.

It's incredibly common, and it's very easy to find FTP clients to transfer your files if your CMS doesn't come with one built in. WebDAV stands for web-based distributed authoring and versioning. It's a bit of a different animal then FTP. First, it's an extension of the HTTP protocol that allows both the reading and writing of documents on a web server. In practical term...

What are WebDAV and FTP?
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