Logging into an FTP Account

This section covers Logging into an FTP account and modifying / deleting FTP accounts.

Step 1:   Obtain FTP client software.

Uploading to the server through FTP requires special software.  Most computer systems do not come with FTP clients, so you will have to download one from the Internet.  We suggest:

Windows   : FileZilla (free), FTP Explorer (free),  CuteFTP (free trial).
Macintosh :  Fetch (free), Transmit (free trial).

Step 2:   Connect to the server.

All FTP clients need the following information:



Address - This is the address of the server.  Use ftp.yourdomain.com

Port - Use the default port (21).

Some clients may ask for the host type (select "auto"), ASCII/Binary/Auto (select "auto), and the initial remote folder (you may leave this blank or change it to /domains/yourdomain.com/public_html to start off in the main web directory).

Step 3:   Change to the desired directory and upload your files.

To upload, highlight the files/folders on your computer and drag them into the appropriate directory on the remote server.  Each FTP client operates differently, so please consult its help file for complete instructions.

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