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Uploading files using FTP

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To log into an FTP account, you will need to enter the following information into your FTP client to connect to the server:

Host Address: ftp.domainname
(e.g. ftp.ahoghill.connor.anglican.org)

Port: 21 (default value – may not have to be entered)

Username: As advised by the Webmaster

Password: And its corresponding password

Most FTP clients use a wizard to connect to the remote host of your website, below are some sample screenshots displaying how to configure two common FTP clients, CuteFTP and WS–FTP .

NOTE THAT FILES MUST BE LOADED INTO THE “HTDOCS” FOLDER

Example in Cute FTP:

www.cuteftp.com

Step 1:

CuteFTP 1
CuteFTP 1

Enter Host Name (as supplied) and a site name.

Step 2

Enter Username and Password (as supplied)

CuteFTP 2
CuteFTP 2

Step 3

Define a local folder (the area on your PC that you hold your development site) and optionally you can define a remote folder. Since all files MUST be loaded into the htdocs folder, it is recommended that this folder be defined.

CuteFTP 3
CuteFTP 3

Step 4

Click on finish to begin to use CuteFTP.

CuteFTP 4
CuteFTP 4

 

Example in WS–FTP:

www.wsftp.com 

Step 1:

Click on Create Site.

WS-FTP1
WS-FTP1

Step 2

Enter a site name

WS-FTP 2
WS-FTP 2

Step 3

Enter your Host name (as supplied)

WS-FTP 3
WS-FTP 3

Step 4

Enter your Username and Password (as supplied)

Click Finish.

 

WS-FTP 4
WS-FTP 4

Step 5

Highlight the name of your site, and click ‘Connect’
You are now connected to your website’s remote host with WS–FTP

WS-FTP 5
WS-FTP 5