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How do I upload files?

There are several ways to upload files to your website.

If you're using FrontPage, there is a FrontPage tutorial that will help you get started here:

If you're not using FrontPage, then that leaves you open to using any FTP program you like or telnet (telnet is complicated, ftp is easy)

You can NOT use FrontPage AND anything else. If you use FP, you must stick with it, as using FTP will corrupt the FP extensions on your site and FP won't work any more.

If you decide to use FTP, we usually recommend using one of the free FTP utilities such as FileZilla, CuteFTP, or WSFTP
(See for help with installing and setting up FileZilla)
(a google search for any of those should get you to the latest versions to download)

They will give you two windows right next to each other.. one for your hard drive, and one for y(our) server. It looks like windows explorer. Then all you have to do is click on the file you want to upload on your hard drive, and drag it into the other window, and it uploads it for you! (you can do several at once too)

You'll want to make sure that you're uploading to the www directory of your server.

Most FTP programs have these common settings. For the purpose of this example, assume your domain name is

Label for site:
FTP Host Address: (use your IP address here if your domain name is not yet pointed to our servers)
FTP site user name: user-name-here
FTP site password: ********
FTP site connection port: 21
Login Type: normal

You can also find some help with FTP settings here:

and some helpful links for both FrontPage and FTP use here:

(note the link to the help vidlets at the top of that page)

Check out for both the regular manual, and also the FrontPage tutorial (click on "training" to get to the FP tutorials)

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