How can i FTP to my site before my domain name is pointing at your network?

You can access your FTP accounts without having a domain name pointed at the site by using the Instant Alias hostname.
In order to find the Instant Alias hostname do the following:

  • Login to your hosting control panel.
  • Click Domains.
  • Click the Domain you want the Instant Alias for.
  • Its shown under Instant Alias. If its not created you can click the option to create one.
  • Use that Instant Alias as your FTP server address in your FTP software.
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