I’ve had issues today, trying to setup my FTP connection to A2Hosting.com, my web hosting company. After I select the appropriate settings in the Publishing preferences, the connection to the FTP server times out, with the error message “The FTP server a2xxxx.a2hosting.com is not correct or blocked, please check whether the server address is correct.”
After spending several hours on the phone with A2Hosting customer service, we were able to determine that I am connecting to the server, but the connection is somehow timing out or being blocked. While I was on the phone with support, I downloaded and installed the FTP client FileZilla, published my website to a local folder, then used FileZilla to copy the folder’s contents to the /public_html folder on the web server. My public site is working fine now, just wish I could use the built-in publishing in Sparkle.
Anyone else having similar FTP issues connecting Sparkle to your web hosting provider?