FTP Filezilla (Mac OS X)

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

IMPORTANT!

Filezilla stores passwords in plain text. While Filezilla is free software and you are welcome to use it we do recomend that a more secure FTP client is used to connect to your webspace - Try Cyber Duck


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 & Run Filezilla

1

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

Download Fillezilla from here

2

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

3

The download will extract then open in the downloads window

4

Right click on the downloaded app and click Open

5

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

6

You can now copy the App onto your Dock

B Connecting to your website via FTP using Filezilla

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

1

Launch Filezilla from your Dock

2

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

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

C Uploading your Website

1

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

ftp.yoursupportservices.co.uk
ftp-username
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

ftp.yoursupportservices.co.uk
ftp-username
3

Under Local Site, Highlight your site files (left mouse click and drag over the top of them), you will know they are highlighted when they turn blue

ftp.yoursupportservices.co.uk
ftp-username
4

Click and drag all files from the local site to the remote site

ftp.yoursupportservices.co.uk
ftp-username
5

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


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