Configuring your Site in Cute FTP

To configure your site in Cute FTP, first you need to open the application and then follow this guide.

1. Click on the ‘Site Manager’ icon on the toolbar.

Note: This is usually the first icon on the left.

2. To create a folder for your new site, right click on ‘General FTP Sites’ and select ‘New Folder’ and enter a name for the folder.

3. To create a new site to go into the folder, click ‘New’ at the bottom of the screen and give the site a name.

Note: As this is for your reference only you can use any format you like.

4. In the ‘FTP Host Address’ field, enter the IP address for your site

Note: This will either be ftp.yourdomain.com or the IP address supplied by your web host to use until your site DNS has fully propagated.

5. Enter the username and password provided to you by your web host in the ‘FTP site Username’ and ‘FTP site Password’ fields.

6. Click ‘Exit’ and your site is ready.

7. To edit your site, click on the ‘Site Manager’ icon on the toolbar.

8. Ensure that the site you wish to edit is highlighted and then click ‘Edit’

9. In the ‘Default Remote Directory’ you can specify the directory you wish to open when connecting to your site.

Note: The correct name for your root directory will have been provided by your host and will usually be public_html, httpdocs or www.

10. In the ‘Default Local Directory’ you can specify the folder on your PC where your web files are stored.

11. Once you have finished editing your site, click ‘OK’ to save the changes.

12. To delete a site, right click the site in question and select ‘Delete’, confirm the deletion in the pop-up box and the site will be deleted.

Configuring your Site in Filezilla

To configure your site in Filezilla, first you need to open the application and then follow this guide.

1. Click on the ‘Site Manager’ icon on the toolbar.

Note: This is usually the first icon on the left.

2. To create a folder for your new site, click on ‘New Folder’ and enter a name for the folder.

3. To create a new site to go into the folder, click ‘New Site’ and give the site a name.

Note: As this is for your reference only you can use any format you like.

4. In the ‘Host’ field, enter the IP address for your site

Note: This will either be ftp.yourdomain.com or the IP address supplied by your web host to use until your site DNS has fully propagated.

5. In the ‘Logon Type’ dropdown, select ‘Normal’.

6. Enter the username and password provided to you by your web host in the ‘User’ and ‘Password’ fields.

Note: We recommend that you use the default settings for the other fields.

7. Click ‘OK’ to save the new site or ‘Connect’ to go to your new site on the server.

8. To modify your site click the ‘Site Manager’ icon and make the changes, remember to click ‘OK’ to save them.

9. To delete a site, highlight the site in Site Manager and click ‘Delete’

Configuring your Site in Smart FTP

To configure your site in Smart FTP, first you need to open the application and then follow this guide.

1. To create a new connection to your server, click ‘File’, then ‘New Remote Browser’

2. In the ‘Host’ field, enter the IP address for your site

Note: This will either be ftp.yourdomain.com or the IP address supplied by your web host to use until your site DNS has fully propagated.

3.Enter the username and password provided to you by your web host in the ‘Username’ and ‘Password’ fields.

Note: We recommend that you use the default settings for the other fields.

4. Click ‘OK’ to go to your new site on the server.

5. To edit your site, click ‘Favourites’ then ‘Edit Favourites’

6. In the Folders pane, click the folder containing your site.

7. In the right hand pane, right click your site and select ‘Properties’.

8. When you have completed your changes, click ‘OK’

9. To delete a site, highlight it and click ‘Delete’

10. Confirm the deletion in the pop-up by clicking ‘Yes’

Configuring your Site in WS_FTP

To configure your site in WS_FTP, first you need to open the application and then follow this guide.

1. To create a new site, click ‘File’ then ‘Site Manager’

2. To add a folder to store your new site, click ‘Create Folder’ enter a name for it and click ‘OK’

3. Select your new folder then click ‘Create Site’ and give the site a name.

Note: As this is for your reference only you can use any format you like.

4. Click ‘Next’ and enter the IP address for your site.

Note: This will either be ftp.yourdomain.com or the IP address supplied by your web host to use until your site DNS has fully propagated.

5. Click ‘Next’ and enter the username and password provided to you by your web host in the ‘User Name’ and ‘Password’ fields.

6. Click ‘Next’, leave the connection type field as the default setting.

7. Click ‘Next’ and then click ‘Finish’ and your site is created.

8. To configure your site select it in ‘Site Manager’ and click ‘Edit’

9. To configure your startup settings, select ‘Startup’

10 In the local folder field, enter the name of the directory where your files are stored on your hard drive.

11. In the remote site folder, enter the name of the directory where you will upload your files to on your remote server.

Note: The correct name for your root directory will have been provided by your host and will usually be public_html, httpdocs or www.

12. Click ‘OK’ to save your settings.

13. To delete a site, select it in ‘Site Manager’, then click ‘Delete’

14. Confirm the deletion in the pop-up by clciking ‘Yes’

Managing your Files in Cute FTP

To manage your files using Cute FTP, first you need to open the application and then follow this guide.

1. Connect to the site you wish to manage the files for.

2. Click the ‘New Folder’ icon on the toolbar to create a new directory.

3. In the pop-up box, enter the name for the new folder and click ‘OK’, the new folder will appear in your site listing.

4. To rename the folder, right click and select ‘Rename’

5. In the pop-up box enter the new name and click ‘OK’

6. To delete a folder, highlight it and click the ‘Delete’ icon on the toolbar.

7. Confirm the delete in the pop-up box.

8. To view the contents of a file, highlight it and click the ‘Edit’ icon on the toolbar.

9. To set file permissions for a script, right click the file and select ‘Properties/CHMOD’

10. You can manually enter the file permissions or check the boxes individually.

11. Click ‘Apply’, then ‘OK’ to save the changes.

Managing your Files in Filezilla

To manage your files using Filezilla, first you need to open the application and then follow this guide.

1. Connect to the site you wish to manage the files for.

Note: When Filezilla connects, your remote site will appear in the right hand pane.

2. To create a new directory (folder), right click in your remote site and select ‘Create Directory’

3. Enter the name for the new directory and click ‘OK’

4. To rename the folder, right click and select ‘Rename’

5. In the pop-up box enter the new name and click ‘OK’

6. To delete a folder, highlight it and click the ‘Delete’ icon on the toolbar.

7. Confirm the delete in the pop-up box.

8. To set file permissions for a script, right click the file and select ‘File Permissions’

9. You can manually enter the file permissions or check the boxes individually.

10. Click ‘OK’ to save the changes.

Managing your Files in WS_FTP

To manage your files using WS_FTP, first you need to open the application and then follow this guide.

1. Connect to the site you wish to manage the files for.

2. Click the ‘New Folder’ icon on the toolbar to create a new directory.

3. In the pop-up box, enter the name for the new folder and click ‘OK’, the new folder will appear in your site listing.

4. To rename a folder, select it and click the ‘Rename’ icon in the toolbar.

5. Enter the new name and click ‘OK’

6. To delete a folder, select it and click the ‘Delete’ icon in the toolbar.

7. Confirm the deletion by clicking ‘Yes’

8. To view the contents of a file, without downloading it, select it and click the ‘View‘ icon.

9. To set file permissions for a script, select it and click ‘File’ then ‘Properties’

10. You can manually enter the file permissions or check the boxes individually.

11. When you have completed the changes, click ‘OK’

Setting your Preferences in Cute FTP

To set your preferences in Cute FTP, first you need to open the application and then follow this guide.

1. Click on ‘Tools’ in the toolbar, then click ‘Global Options’

Note: It is recommended that you leave many of the settings unchanged as they are set to the optimum by the manufacturer.

2. Click ‘General’ to choose the screen you would like to see when you open Cute FTP.

3. Click ‘General/Logs’ to change the colours of elements in the interface.

4. To change the way that items and windows are displayed, click ‘Display’, most of these settings are self explanatory.

5. Click ‘Display/Sounds’ to add sounds to actions as you use the program.

6. When you have completed your preferences click ‘Apply’ to save the changes.

Transferring Files in Cute FTP

To transfer files to your site using Cute FTP, first you need to open the application and then follow this guide.

1. Connect to the site you wish to transfer the files to.

2. In the left pane, locate the files to transfer on your hard drive.

3. In the right pane, locate the directory where your files are stored on the server.

Note: The directory is usually called public_html, httpdocs, www or something similar.

4. Highlight the file on your hard drive you wish to transfer by clicking it.

Note: You can transfer multiple files by highlighting the first file, hold down the Ctrl key and highlighting the last file.

5. To transfer the files, you can drop and drag them from the left to the right or click the ‘Upload’ button on the toolbar.

Note: You may be prompted to overwrite a file if it currently exists.

6. To download files follow the same procedure, only highlight files in the right hand pane and use the ‘Download’ button

Transferring Files in Filezilla

To transfer files to your site using Filezilla, first you need to open the application and then follow this guide.

1. Connect to the site you wish to transfer the files to.

2. In the left pane, locate the files to transfer on your hard drive.

3. In the right pane, locate the directory where your files are stored on the server.

Note: The directory is usually called public_html, httpdocs, www or something similar.

4. Highlight the file on your hard drive you wish to transfer by clicking it.

Note: You can transfer multiple files by highlighting the first file, hold down the Shift key and highlighting any other files you wish to transfer.

5. To transfer the files, simply drag and drop them from the left to the right.

Note: You may be prompted to overwrite a file if it currently exists.

6. To download files follow the same procedure, only highlight files in the right hand pane and drag them to the left.

Transferring Files in Smart FTP

To transfer files to your site using Smart FTP, first you need to open the application and then follow this guide.

1. Connect to the site you wish to transfer the files to, by selecting the site in the address drop down and then clicking ‘Go’

2. Open your local site by clicking ‘File’ then ‘New Local Browser’

3. In your local browser navigate to the files to upload, then select them and drag and drop them into your remote browser

Note: You can view the progress of your uploads in the transfer queue window, once a file has been uploaded it will be deleted from the transfer queue window.

4. If the transfer does not start automatically click the ‘Start’ icon in the transfer toolbar.

5. To download files, simply drag and drop them from your remote site to your local browser.

Transferring Files in WS_FTP

To transfer files to your site using WS_FTP, first you need to open the application and then follow this guide.

1. Connect to the site you wish to transfer the files to.

2. In the left pane, locate the files to transfer on your hard drive.

3. In the right pane, locate the directory where your files are stored on the server.

Note: The directory is usually called public_html, httpdocs, www or something similar.

4. Highlight the file on your hard drive you wish to transfer by clicking it.

Note: You can transfer multiple files by highlighting the first file, hold down the Shift key and highlighting the last file.

5. Click the ‘Upload’ button and the transfer will start.

Note: If any of the files currently exist on the server you will be asked if you wish to replace them.

6. To download files follow the same procedure, only highlight files in the right hand pane and use the ‘Download’ button.