Because of our unique platform, you can manage multiple sites on various web hosts all from one place. We support FTP, SFTP, and even sites hosted on Amazon S3. If it’s on the web, you can probably edit it with Surreal.
Sites can be configured as regular sites, subsites, or subdomains. A subsite looks like this:
Whereas a subdomain looks like this:
A subsite is essentially a folder inside of a regular site. Surreal supports subsites, but each one you create will count as its own site in terms of billing. Subdomains also count as their own site.
If you have trouble connecting to your site, try the following:
ftp.prefix from the Server field
If all else fails, try connecting with the exact same credentials using an
FTP client. If the
connection fails, chances are there’s a problem with your username, password,
or FTP configuration. If it succeeds, your host may be blocking access to the
CMS. At this point, you should contact your hosting company and ask them to
whitelist the IP address for
Surreal has limited support for FTPS (FTP over TLS). You can connect using explicit connections, but implicit connections won’t work.
Your home folder is the folder that contains the homepage of your site, subsite,
or subdomain. When you visit the URL you typed in the URL field, the resulting
page should exist at the top level of your home folder. Common examples of home
It is critical that your home folder maps correctly to your site’s URL, otherwise the CMS won’t be able to generate paths to pages and other resources properly.
You can set custom paths for documents, images and media using the Advanced tab in the Edit Site section. When a custom path is set, the shortcuts in the file manager will provide an easy way for users to navigate when working with files on the server.