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Setting Up CuteFTP Home 6.0
  1. When you start CuteFTP for the first time, a wizard will appear. If it does not, then skip to step 5. In the wizard, first fill in a name you wish to use to identify your FTP connection with. A good idea would be to name it the same name you choose for your web site, for example.

  2. Fill in the FTP Host name. This is ftp.yourdomain.com where yourdomain.com is your actual domain name.

  3. Fill in your actual domain name for the username, and fill in your password.

  4. Click on the folder icon and browse to the folder you have saved your web page files on your local hard drive. This way when you connect to your web space on Active Web Hosting's servers, you will also automatically be taken the folder you name here to make it easier to transfer your files. Next click the Finish button. You are now set up.

  5. Please skip to Step 7 if you completed Steps 1 - 4. If you did not see the Setup Wizard when you first started CuteFTP, then from the Tools Menu select Site Manager and click on Display Site Manager.

  6. Type in a name for your FTP account. Also fill in the Host Address, which is ftp.yourdomain.com where yourdomain.com represents your actual domain name. Use your actual domain name as your username as well, and fill in your password. When done you can either click Connect to go right to your web space on Active Web Hosting's servers.

Transferring Files In CuteFTP:

  1. To transfer files from your hard drive to your web space, first select the files you wish to transfer from the left side. Hold down the CTRL key and click on additional files you wish to transfer. Then drag and drop the files into the web space area on the right.

  2. When you are done transferring files, disconnect by clicking the Disconnect Icon, which is the fifth icon from the left on the toolbar.

Using Other FTP Commands:

Changing Folders: If you wish to transfer files to another folder in your web space, double-click on the folder in the web space window.

Deleting Files: To delete a file, right click on the file and select Delete or press the Delete key.

Renaming Files: To rename a file, right click on the file and select Rename or press the F2 key.

Creating A New Folder: Right Click in the web space window and select New Folder and then click on Folder, or use the CTRL + M key combination. Type in a new name for the folder.

To Change File Permissions or use CHMOD: If you are installing a file that requires certain permissions to be set, right click on the file to change and select Properties/CHMOD or press the ALT + ENTER key combination.

 


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