FTP stands for File Transfer Protocol, a method of transferring files over the Internet. To upload files via FTP, you will need a special program called an FTP client. FileZilla is a free and reliable FTP client. You can download it here:
Its documentation can be found here:
Of course, you are free to use a different FTP client if you choose. To connect to an FTP server, you need the following information:
To publish a website using FTP:
Enable the passive mode if you are behind a firewall. Refer to your FTP client documentation to learn how to enter passive mode.
httpdocsdirectory. If you use CGI scripts, place them in the
You can also set up additional FTP accounts if you need to collaborate on website content with other users. For more information, see the section Adding FTP Accounts.