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Publishing with FileZilla

FileZilla is a program that you can use on Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux to transfer files between your computer and a remote server. In this case, you can use it to transfer files to your website.

Setting up a Publishing Site

  1. Open FileZilla
  2. Click on File
  3. Click Site Manager
  4. Click New Site
  5. Type in the name for the connection (e.g. AES Web)
  6. Click in the text area labeled Host: and type
  7. From the dropdown box labeled Logontype: Select Ask for password
  8. In the text area labeled User: put in your web publishing username.
  9. Click OK to complete the setup.

Getting Started

To connect to your website:

  1. Click the black arrow underneath File to select the site that you set up previously.
  2. Type in your password and click OK.

You should see My Desktop and My Computer and all drives listed under the window pane labeled Local Site: and possibly some folders in the pane Labeled Remote S ite:

Below these panes you will see in the pane below Local Site: another listing of drives or the files in the last directory that you had clicked when in the program last. In the pane below Remote Site: are the files on your website.

You may drag and drop files between your website and your local computer or vice-versa .

web/filezilla.txt · Last modified: 2007/09/12 15:51 by cedwards