Make sure you have FTP software. Here are some links to some of the
more popular FTP programs:
WS_FTP Pro is the market leader in Windows-based FTP (file transfer protocol) client software.
offers the perfect blend of performance, security, power and ease-of-use for the home user. Whether publishing a Web page, downloading the latest digital images, music and software or transferring large files between your home and office, Cute FTP Home will get the job done quickly and easily, even if you are a beginner.
Fetch for Mac
Fetch is an easy-to-use, full-featured FTP client for the Apple Macintosh.
Interarchy 7 - Mac
Interarchy 7 is the standard in file transfer software for Macintosh users running Mac OS X.
FlashFXP offers the easiest and fastest way to transfer any file using FTP, providing an exceptionally stable and robust program that you can always count on to get your job done quickly and efficiently.
LeapFTP is the award-winning shareware FTP client that combines an intuitive interface with one of the most powerful client bases around.
FileZilla is a fast and reliable FTP client and server with lots of useful features and an intuitive interface
Visit FTPplanet.com for everything FTP related
suggest that you use Secure FTP. By using secure FTP; your password does
not go across the internet in plain text. Anyone with a sniffer can grab your info,
if you use regular ftp software.
Lets you choose between SFTP or FTP over an encrypted SSH2 connection for secure transfers, or standard FTP for non-secure transfers. It has a simple Explorer-like interface, so it's easy to learn and use.
Open source SFTP (SSH File Transfer Protocol) and SCP (Secure CoPy) client for Windows using SSH (Secure SHell).
SafeTP Transparent FTP Security Software
SafeTP is a revolutionary new security application for Windows and UNIX users who use FTP (File Transfer Protocol) to connect to their accounts on UNIX or NT/2000 FTP servers.
Fugu: Secure File Transfer for Mac OS X
Fugu is a graphical frontend to Mac OS X's command-line Secure File Transfer application (SFTP).
Transmit 2.6, Panic's powerful, flexible, and actually-almost-fun FTP client!
Please consult your ftp software documentation for any specifics. These settings are basically all you need.
Give this any name you like, such as My Site or domain name.
Anything that uniquely identifies it to you.
In this area, put in domain.com where "domain" is your domain name.
(IE: notarealdomain.com) or your IP address.
Use the username provided to you when you first signed up with us
Use the password provided to you in your welcome email. You'll probably want
to check the setting to "remember password" for convenience.
How do I access my main FTP account via a web browser?
ftp://login:firstname.lastname@example.org into the URL field on your web browser.
Where do I put my web site pages?