FTP CROSS FTP (Mac OS X)

TO DOWNLOAD/INSTALL AND UPLOAD YOUR WEBSITE USING CROSS FTP ON MAC OS X

Helpful Hint!

Before you start you will need to have your hostname, FTP username and FTP password which can be found in your online control panel or welcome documentation.

A Downloading Cross FTP

1

In order to upload your website to the internet you will need to download an FTP Client.

Download CROSS FTP from here

2

Click the "downloads app" from the dock and open the file you just downloaded

3

Right click on the downloaded app and click Open

4

Agree that you wish to run Cross FTP from an unidentified developer by clicking Open

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You can now copy the App onto your Dock

B Connecting to your website via FTP using Cross FTP

You now need your username,password and hostname for this section

1

Launch Cross FTP from your Dock

2

As this is a Trial Version, each time you launch Cross FTP you will be presented with the Activation prompt until you purchase a licence. Click Next

3

Click Connect >>Connect

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Enter your Hostname, username and password in the relevant boxes and click Connect

Host : ftp.yoursupportservices.co.uk
Username : ftp-username
Password: • • • • • • • • •
ftp.yoursupportservices.co.uk
ftp-username
5

Save the changes by clicking Yes

C Uploading your Website

You will need to know where your website files are located for this section

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Under Local Pane Navigate to the location on your computer where your website Files are stored (ensure the home page of your site is named index)

2

Under Remote Site, navigate to the WWW folder (this is always the folder your website files are located in unless stated differently in your welcome documentation) We suggest customers Read the file README_FIRST.txt in the Root of your webspace

3

Under Local Pane, Highlight your site files (hold the shift key on your keyboard and click each file), you will know they are highlighted when they turn blue

4

Click Perform an Action >> Transfer/copy

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Browse to your website on the internet to confirm it is displaying correctly on the internet


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