What is FTP? What Does it Do?
FTP stands for File Transfer Protocol. FTP lets you
upload files to
your web site or to update the files already stored on the server.
How to Use FTP
FTP is fairly simple to use. When you FTP to your site, you can browse
through the available files by changing directories and seeing a
listing of all the files available in each directory. You can access
your Basic Web Hosting account via FTP for updates to your site. Use
the following configuration to access your site:
||Your account's username
||Your account's password
Note: Your username and password are case-sensitive.
Once you connect to your site, you can upload new pages and/or changes
you have made.
Important: Be sure to place all web
content (anything that will be viewed from a web browser) in the /htdocs
If your domain name is not yet pointing to the EsoSoft
nameservers, you can connect to your
site by using the Server Host name. The Server Host for your Basic Web
Hosting service can be found in your Welcome
E-mail under Account Information. By using the Server Host as the
FTP Server and your account's username and password, you will connect
to your account.
If you do not have an FTP program, we suggest the following FTP
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If you need any type of personal assistance, do not hesitate to
contact our Service & Support Team at:
A member of our team will be very happy to assist.
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on-file for your account or include your account's password in your
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