|Uploading files to server using CuteFTP 4.0.
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CuteFTP is a shareware program that you can only use for 30 days before
paying a small fee.
To get maximum benefit out of this tutorial please open Cute FTP now so
that you can go through this tutorial step by step.
How to connect to your Homepage Account
When you open the program
you may be presented with a notice box. Just click Close to continue
with opening Cute FTP 4.
When you first open the program you will see the File Manager window.
The first thing to do is to open the Site Manager window by clicking on
Site Manager button.
You should now see the site manager window. Fill in the details:
Click on New and add the details below.
1 Clcik on New... to add new site.
2 Label for site = YOURDOMAIN.COM
3 Ftp Host Address =
4 Ftp site User name = Your Login
5 Ftp site Password = Your Login
6 Please check that the "FTP site
connection port" is set to 21 and "normal" is selected.
7 Click on Connect to server.
When cute FTP has connected you will see a box like the one below,
just click OK.
You should now be back in the File Manager. On the Left is
your own Hard Drive, on the right is your Homepage Account.
You are now connected to your homepage account and ready to upload files
to your Homepage Account.
8 Files and directories on your
9 Files and directories on server.
10 Double click on httpdocs
and upload your files to server.
Note: Your "Home Page" or "Welcome Page" should be index.html,
index.htm, index.php, index.asp(Win2000),default.asp(Win2000).
How to add a file to your webspace?
To add a file to your Homepage Account, all you have to do is to
click on the file that you want and click on the Upload Button
Tip: To select more than one file hold down the Ctrl key
and click on the files that you want to select.
How to add a new directory to your Homepage Account?
To add a new directory to your Homepage Account simply click on
Your Homepage Account, press the Make new directory button,
Type in your new directory name and click OK.
As soon as you move the file to the server, it is viewable online in
a browser. Because browsers cache files, you may need to hold the shift
key and click reload or refresh in order to see the latest version.