On some hosts WordPress asks you to provide FTP credentials before upgrading itself, plugins or on installing new plugins or themes. So if you are hosting your WordPress site on on one of those hosts then this tutorial is for you. FTP Access is the new WordPress plugin that gets you rid of the step for providing FTP credentials on updates or installation processes.
Installation & Usage: Install and activate FTP Access plugin. After activation visit your admin area Dashboard -> FTP Access page, enter your Hostname, FTP Username, FTP Password and click the ‘Save Changes’ button.