Use the Quick Connect toolbar to make speedy connections to FTP sites.
Open CuteFTP. The Quick Connect Bar should display by default under the menu bar and the main toolbar.
If the Quick Connect Bar is not displayed, select View > Toolbars > Quick Connect Bar.
Type in the FTP host address in Host.
Type in your user name in the Username box.
Type in your password in the Password box.
Make sure the correct port is listed in the Port box (21 is the default FTP port).
Select Connect at the end of the Port box.
The Quick Connect bar can be moved or undocked by clicking and dragging on the vertical bar at the left-hand edge of the bar.
Host: The name or TCP/IP address of the FTP server. The Host field is also a drop-down list; by clicking on the arrow to the right of the field you can access a list of the last several sites accessed during the current session via Quick Connect.
User Name: Enter your user name or leave blank for anonymous FTP.
Password: Enter the associated password if not connecting anonymously.
Port: If you are not connecting to the default FTP port (21), enter the appropriate port here.
Connect: Activates the connection to the site specified in the fields. You can also press the Enter key while the cursor is in one of the toolbar fields to connect.
Settings: Allows you to set connection options for the site.
Add to Site Manager: This button automatically creates a Site Manager entry for the site in the Quick Connect bar, so you can easily access it in the future.