|FileZilla is powerful, yet free software with drag-and-drop capability for transferring files over the Net. FileZilla is the most popular FTP client and is used by webmasters from all over the world.Download FileZilla Software. Click here
To upload your content with an FTP program, you’ll need several settings, which will be in your User Account Info email that we sent you when your account was created. Here are the settings you’ll need (replace yourdomain.com with your domain name.
Once connected, all your web pages go into the public_html folder. Cgi scripts should go in the cgi-bin folder.
The first time you use FileZilla, it is good to set up a profile that saves your setting for future use.
|2.||Under the File menu, choose Site Manager.|
|3.||Click on the New Site button.|
|4.||You’ll be able to type the name of the new site in the left column under My FTP Sites, as shown in this graphic:|
|5.||Name the site ftp.yourdomain.com.au.|
|6.||Click with your mouse into the hostname field at the right under Site details. Enter ftp.yourdomain.com.au.|
|7.||Under logontype choose normal..|
|8.||In the User box type your username.|
|9.||In the Password box, type your assigned password.|
|10.||Click the Advanced button, which brings up the following menu. In the center of that window, choose Use passive mode:|
|Also in the Server timezone offset section, set Adjust remote file time by to -3 hours.Here, you may also specify the local and remote directories for your web content. In general, your content will go under the public_html directory on the remote server. Click OK to save the advanced settings.|
|11.||Click the Save and Exit button to save your site settings.|
|1.||Just under the File menu at the left of your screen is an icon with two computers, and next to that icon is a small down arrow. Click on that arrow, and you should see the names of any sites you’ve configured:|
|2.||Click on the site that says ftp.yourdomain.com.au and FileZilla will attempt to connect.|
|3.||At the top part of the window, you’ll see status information about the connection. Errors show in red. A successful connection will look like this:|
|1.||Unless you have specified a remote directory, your FTP program will log you onto the top level directory for the site, also known as /. Web content either goes into your public_html folder, for regular html and php files, or into your cgi-bin directory for cgi or Perl (.cgi .pl) scripts.|
|2.||The right side of the window shows the files on the remote server. To get to the directory for your web content, double click on the public_html folder in the right side of the window.|
|3.||The left side of the window is for your local files. Navigate to the directory with your web content.|
|4.||On the left side of the window, right mouse click on any files or folders you would like to upload, and choose upload from the menu that appears. You’ll see the status of your uploads and downloads along the bottom of the FileZilla window.|
|5.||When done, go to the File menu and choose disconnect. Or, if your connection has been idle for awhile, you might find that you’ve been automatically disconnected.|
Please see the instructions here for viewing your site.