Host doesn't connect to FTP

I just bought a domain from godaddy and purchased hosting from hostgator.
I downloaded wordpress installer but I can't take any next steps. My website is a compltely blank white page and even my admin is a completely blank white page. I've been searching for hours on how to fix this and many people say I need to connect to smartftp and edit my wp-config but I downloaded smartftp and it doesn't connect to my site, below is the message I get when I enter my website AND ip address.
Web address results:
[14:37:27] SmartFTP 8.0.2220.0
[14:37:28] 16>Resolving host name ""
[14:37:28] 16>Connecting to Port: 21
[14:37:49] 16>Client closed the connection.
[14:37:49] 16>A connection attempt failed because the connected party did not properly respond after a period of time, or established connection failed because connected host has failed to respond.
[14:37:49] Connect failed. Error: 0x8007274c
IP address results:
[14:44:32] SmartFTP 8.0.2220.0
[14:44:33] 17>Resolving host name ""
[14:44:33] 17>Connecting to Port: 21
[14:44:34] 17>Client closed the connection.
[14:44:34] 17>No connection could be made because the target machine actively refused it.
[14:44:34] Connect failed. Error: 0x8007274d
I have even disabled my firewall settings yet it still isn't working, any idea on what to do?

Unblock SmartFTP in your software firewall/antivirus product.
Then connect to your host: