Add FTP for WordPress updates

dreamcompute

#1

Hello, I have installed WordPress on my instance, very glad about that …
Now I run into the issue of frequent WordPress updates, both to core version as well as plugins and themes.
Of course WordPress would like FTP access for this …
I found some tutorials for adding FTP service to Ubuntu … is that what y’all might recommend? Or have you a tutorial on setting up FTP in DreamCompute?

Thanks!

Update Plugins

Connection Information

To perform the requested action, WordPress needs to access your web server. Please enter your FTP credentials to proceed. If you do not remember your credentials, you should contact your web host.
Hostname
FTP Username
FTP Password This password will not be stored on the server.
Connection Type
FTP FTPS (SSL)


#2

This rings a bell, but I can’t find the exact info I ran across before. Short version: Wordpress doesn’t have to do this.
But I did find this:

Maybe someone has a better solution, because the above link process doesn’t sound familiar to me.