FTP Smart FTP (Windows)

TO DOWNLOAD/INSTALL AND UPLOAD YOUR WEBSITE USING SMART FTP IN MICROSOFT WINDOWS XP / VISTA / 7 / 8

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 Smart FTP

1

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

Download Smart FTP 32 BIT from here, or 64 BIT from here

2

Run the File

Internet Explorer

Mozilla Firefox

(I) Save File

(II) Select Download

(III) Run

Chrome

(I) Open

(II) Run

B Installing Smart FTP

You now need to install Smart FTP on your PC

1

Read the Product info screen and click Next

2

Do not amend the destination folder and click Next

3

Click Install

4

Click Finish

C Connecting to your website via FTP using Smart FTP

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

1

Launch Smart FTP from your start menu

2

As this is a Trial Version, each time you launch Smart FTP you will be presented with the Activation prompt until you purchase a licence, click OK to continue with the trial version.

3

Close the Welcome Screen, you may wish to read Smart FTP Tutorials

4

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

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

D Uploading your Website

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

1

File >>New Local Browser

2

Under Local Browser 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.yoursupportservices.co.uk
ftp-username
ftp-username
3

Under Remote Site, navigate to the WWW folder (this is always the folder your website files are located in unles 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.yoursupportservices.co.uk
ftp-username
ftp-username
4

Under Local Browser, 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.yoursupportservices.co.uk
ftp-username
ftp-username
5

Click the Upload Button

ftp.yoursupportservices.co.uk
ftp.yoursupportservices.co.uk
ftp-username
ftp-username
6

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


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