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I am a WordPress user and I made a website using WordPress and I got the paid hosting and paid domain from godaddy.

I wanted to do the SEO for my website. After seeing many tutorials most of them recommended yoast SEO plugin to me.

I clicked on the install button for the Yoast SEO plugin and suddenly a dialog box appeared asking me for my SFTP or FTP credentials but Godaddy hosting had provided me with ftps credentials and not SFTP or FTP so how should I continue?

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Is this happening for all plugins you install or just Yoast. Usually it can be solved by adding this line in wp-config.php

define('FS_METHOD','direct');

FTP or sFTP are same. Just use Port 22 to make it sftp and for FTP port is 21

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  • This is just happening for Yoast and I am neither using FTP or sFTP I am using FTPS
    – Dhairya Khemka
    Oct 19 at 8:35
  • Thank you so much Devmaster, I added this line of code which you told to add and it worked!!. I have been struggling from this error from past 2 weeks. Thank you so much.
    – Dhairya Khemka
    Oct 19 at 8:58

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