Upload all files made with WebEasy using FTP Max instead WebEasy publishing assistant.
As an alternative to the WebEasy Hosting Services Publishing wizard or the Publish Assistant, advanced users can publish websites using FTP Max, an easy-to-use FTP utility. With it you can transfer files to and from your remote server and manage your remote files.
For detailed information about using FTP Max, click the Help button in the FTP Max window.
To run FTP Max and upload your files:
- Click the Publish tab and in the 3rd Party Hosting section, click Transfer Files.
- In the Connect dialog box, select the profile for your website space.
If you haven’t created a profile, select a defined profile from the list of popular ISPs.
If your ISP is not in the list and you have not created a profile, see “Creating Connection Profiles” for information.
Note: You must have the connection details from your ISP or host to continue.
- If you selected a standard profile, fill in the information for connecting to your account.
- Click OK.
- After the connection is established, to transfer the files, in the FTP Max window, specify the remote folder, if necessary, in the top area.
- Locate the folder with the files in the Local Folder box.
- Select the folder or open the folder and select the files in the lower panel.
- Then click Upload.
- After the transfer completes, click Finish.
In Publish Assistant or FTP Max to upload files, create a profile for your hosting service.
Note: To connect to a profile, you must have an active Internet connection and details from your ISP or web hosting service.
To create a profile:
- On the Publish tab, in the 3rd Party Hosting section, click either Publish or Transfer Files.
- In the Publish Assistant, click Next, select the folder to upload, click Next and then click Connect.
- In the Connection Profile dialog box (from the Publish Assistant) or the Connect dialog box (from FTP Max), type a name in the Profile box.
- On the Remote Access tab, type or confirm the Host name or IP address and the User identifier provided by your ISP.
- If necessary, type your User password.
- Click the General tab.
- Type the folder for uploading the site in the Initial remote folder box (such as public or htmldocs).
The ISP or web hosting service should provide this information.
- If necessary, type the path on your computer to the website package in the Initial local folder box.
WebEasy fills this in with the default location of C:\Users\user\Document\Web Easy\Html.
- In general, leave the other options with their default values unless instructed to change them.
- Click the Firewall tab.
- Select None if your computer isn’t behind a firewall.
■ If your computer is behind a firewall, ask your network administrator for the details to enter.
■ If you use None and experience problems, select Use a passive transfer.
- Click the WWW Site tab, type the URL for the website, and specify the Primary page.
The name after the forward slash (/) is the folder name for the website files on the remote server. The primary page is the first page to appear when visitors view your website and often called the Home page.
Note: This tab is not available in the Connect dialog box.
- Click OK.
For more details, click the Help button to view FTP Max Help.