In order to use FTP, you’ll need to download and install a
software program on your computer. The most widely used
FTP program is WS FTP Pro. You can find it
When you first launch the FTP program, a startup screen
will appear. This screen will enable you to add your website
information and allow the program to connect with your
server. You simply fill in the information where indicated
with the following information:
Profile Name – This name will be added to the selection list
of profile names. Select your profile name according to
your domain. For example, if your domain name were
smiths.com, your profile name might be Smiths.
Host Type – The type of server in which your website is
hosted. The standard is Unix.
User ID – Your hosting User ID.
Example – smiths.
Password – Your hosting password.
Depending on which FTP client you use, the names may
be slightly different.
Once the FTP program has connected with your server,
you will see the files on your computer in the left window
and the files on your server will be displayed in the right
window. WeTransfer Alternative