|Ensure you have WS_FTP LE installed on your computer. If you do not have WS_FTP LE, you can
Once you have downloaded and installed WS_FTP LE, open the
program. A window will automatically open. Fill out the window with the
||your user name
By checking the "Save
Pwd" option, you can log into your account via FTP in the
future without being prompted for your password.
Once you log into your
account, you will be taken into the "root" of your
account. Among several system files and directories, you will see
an important directory called "public_html". Enter this
directory by double-clicking the folder. Once you are in your
public_html directory, you can begin uploading all of your files
that pertain to your website.
The "root" of your account is the "/"
directory. Below is what your account will have in the root of
your account, by default:
The files (.cshrc, .hushlogin, .profile, local.cshrc,
local.login, and local.profile) within your root should usually
not be modified. More details on these files can be found in our
When uploading content to your website, you should be in the public_html
directory or a directory within the public_html. In your
public_html directory, you will also notice a directory named
"cgi-bin" which is the directory you should use to for
CGI scripts, although CGI scripts are allowed to execute
anywhere on your account.
You have successfully completed this very short tutorial
on using WS_FTP LE.