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WS_FTP Tutorial

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

 

2. Connection window
If a 'Connection' window pops up when you open WS_FTP, skip to step 4.

 

3. No Connection window
If a 'Connection' window doesn't pop up when you start WS_FTP then click on the 'Connect' button shown in the image below.

 

4. Host IP Address
In the box marked 'Host' type in the IP Address that you received in an email when you signed up with Enlighten Hosting.

5. Username and Password
Enter your Username and Password in the boxes marked 'UserID' and 'Password'. You will have received this information when you signed up for Enlighten Hosting.

 

6. Connect
Push the Connect button.

 

7. 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.

 

8. 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. (arrow pointing right)