ColdFusion builder comes with a built in FTP service that will allow you to sync a local copy of your site files to the remote FTP for your hosting account. This can also sync changes made to files on your website back to the local copy if more than one developer or different computers are used to build your website.


To create the FTP connection:

  1. Open ColdFusion Builder
  2. From the left lower panel right-click on the world icon labeled "FTP".
  3. Select "Add New FTP Site"
  4. Enter the Server, Username and Password, click "Test" to confirm settings are correct.
  5. Enter the Remote Path, this can either be the root / or the webroot either /wwwroot for Windows servers or /public_html for Linux servers
  6. Click OK.


To configure a project to Synchronize:

  1. Right click on any project you wish to synchronize with over FTP. Hover over Synchronize and select "Create New Synchronize Connection".
  2. Make sure the path for the local project files is correct. For "Remote" select the newly created FTP Connection.
  3. Click OK.



To Synchronize Files, Remote to Local or Local to Remote:

  1. Right click on any project you wish to synchronize with over FTP. Hover over Synchronize and select "Synchronize" and follow the prompts to confirm which files should be synchronized.