FTP Instructions


 


 

CuteFTP
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SITE LABEL:
This is what you want to name your page
Example: My Freepages stuff or Grandkids

HOST ADDRESS:
For Freepages accounts, use users.freepages.rootsweb.com

USER ID:
Your account name goes here. Check your confirmation letter if unsure.

PASSWORD:
Your password was in your confirmation letter. For example, CAtbIRd
We suggest you cut/paste it, being careful not to pick-up extra spaces.

HOST TYPE:
Click auto-detect

INITIAL REMOTE DIRECTORY:
REMORE DIRECTORY FILTER:
Both of these can stay blank.

INITIAL LOCAL DIRECTORY:
Click on the small button with the little dots;
choose the path to the directory on your computer that your pages are in.
For example: c:\mypages

LOCAL DIRECTORY FILTER:
This can stay blank.

LOGIN TYPE Choose normal.

TRANSFER TYPE
Choose auto-detect, or if you prefer,
ASCII for text documents, binary for graphics.

TO SUBMIT Click on the OK button.
Successful Login
(Note that the "remote system" side -- Freepages -- only has directories.)
Open one -- I chose pets_html -- and you see any files that might be in the directory


Instructions by Clare Midgley.





WS-FTP

 WS_FTP Session Properties Screen [what your screen should look like]

PROFILE NAME: Whatever you choose to name it. Example: my dog page, Freepages

HOST NAME/ADDRESS: users.Freepages.rootsweb.com

HOST TYPE: auto detect or UNIX (Standard)

USER ID: The account name you were given when you account was created.

PASSWORD: The password that came in your welcome to your account letter.

ACCOUNT: You can either leave this blank, or put your account name in it.

Anonymous box: do NOT click.

Save password: DO click.

Initial remote site folder: blank

Initial local folder: the path to whatever directory on your machine that your pages are in. Example: c:\mypages

The WS_FTP Screen after successful connection
(Note that the "remote system" side -- Freepages -- only has directories.)
Open one -- I chose crafts_html -- and you see any files that might be in the directory


Instructions by Megan Zurawicz.