Using FTP to upload a site
home page to the server:
-> first please bookmark this site so that it is easy to access in the future
Site administrators use
Once you enter this URL,
you will be prompted for the site administrator's user name and
password which your hosting
company supplied to you.
NOTE: please make sure cookies are enabled, as this is
a secure access site.
- Upload Your Website
- As a site administrator,
you have the privilege to publish your website.
- Once you have created a home page and you want
to post it, you can upload it by
following the steps listed below.
Download and install a FTP
program of your choice. If you do not have one, you may use e.g.:
WS FTP LE
Client. This Program is free shareware, located at the
Note: Before uploading your
home page, make sure its file name is index.html (note the "l" at the
end, do NOT use .htm only!). The uploaded page will appear at
FTP connect to the following host:
Your-Domain-Name.com (use your domain name, NOT an IP address).
your main directory is /web
click here for more information
web directory you see
when you first log in is your PERSONAL user
web directory, NOT the
directory where you upload your website.
You have to go up three steps to get to the main directory
/web for your website,
or enter 'remote folder /web' directly into your FTP program. You are in the
correct path when you see /log, /users, /web, /webalizer in your FTP program.
Click on that /web.
your cgi's goes in /web/cgi-bin
your images goes in /web/images
Anything put under /.users/your
site number/<your-user-name>/web (your PERSONAL web directory)
will appear a
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