FTP WS FTP LE (Windows)

TO DOWNLOAD/INSTALL AND UPLOAD YOUR WEBSITE USING WS FTP LE 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.
Customers should note that WSFTPLE is not compatiable with Windows 10, customers are advised to use Core FTP,Cross FTP, Cyber Duck, Filezilla or Smart FTP

A Downloading WS FTP LE

1

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

Download WS FTP LE from here - complete the form an click download (the FTP client will be sent as a link to your email address)

2

Run the File

Internet Explorer

Mozilla Firefox

(I) Save File



(II) Select Download



(III) Run

Google Chrome

(I) Open



(II) Run

B Installing WS FTP LE

You now need to install WS FTP LE on your PC

1

Read the Product info screen and click Next

2

Read and accept the Licence Agreement and click Next

3

Do not amend the installation folder and click Next

4

Do Not amend the quick Start Menu and click Next

5

Confirm the install info is correct and click Next

6

When the installation is complete click Finish

C Connecting to your website via FTP using WS FTP LE

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

1

Launch WS FTP LE from your start menu

2

WS FTP LE offers a connection Wizard to allow you to connect to your webspace, read the welcome text and click Next

3

Give your connection a name

Website Name : www.yoursupportservices.co.uk
www.yoursupportservices.co.uk
4

Set the connection type to FTP and click Next

5

Enter your Hostname as the Server Address and click Next

Host : ftp.yoursupportservices.co.uk
ftp.yoursupportservices.co.uk
6

Enter your username and password and click next

Username : ftp-username
Password: • • • • • • • • •
ftp-username
7

Confirm the connection details, check "connect to this site" and click Finish

www.yoursupportservices.co.uk
ftp.yoursupportservices.co.uk
ftp-username

D Uploading your Website

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

1

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
www.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 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
www.yoursupportservices.co.uk
ftp-username
3

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
www.yoursupportservices.co.uk
ftp-username
4

Click the Upload Button

ftp.yoursupportservices.co.uk
www.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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