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Cute FTP Tutorial

1. Open CuteFTP

This is usually located in your start menu or on your desktop.


2. Close Site Manager

If the 'Site Manager' window open when you start the program, close the 'Site Manager' window.


3. Quick Start

Click on the 'File' menu, and push 'Quick Connect'


4. Host IP Address

In the box marked 'Host' type in the IP address that you were sent via email by Enlighten Hosting when you signed up.


5. Login and Password

Type your login and password in the 2 boxes. You will have received these in an email from Enlighten Hosting.


6. Port

The next box called 'Port' should be set to '21', if its not, then set it to '21'.


7. Connect

Click the lightning bolt button to connect to the FTP server.


8. Find local files

You will see the major part of the screen is split into 2 sections on the left and right. The left hand section is the file system of the computer that you are using. The right hand window is the file system of our server that you have connected to. In the left hand window, browse to the files you want to upload to the web server. In the right hand window, browse to the 'htdocs' directory. If your files are not put into the 'htdocs' folder, your site won't work.


9. Upload files

Highlight the files on the left hand side(your computer) that you want to upload to the server(right hand side).

Click the 'Upload' button (the arrow pointing up) to send the selected files to the server.