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Shared hosting tutorial for using WS FTP to upload your site. (Unix users only)
If you do not have WS FTP Pro you can click here to download a free trial version of WS FTP Pro.
A Limited Edition version of WS-FTP which is free for non-business home users is also available.

Step 1. Open WS FTP PRO

Step 2. Click on "File", then click on "Connect"

You will then be then be presented with a screen that looks like this:

Click on the "Create Site" button.

Step 3.
You will then be presented with a screen that looks like this:

Put in the name of your site into the "Name" box and hit "Next>".

Step 4. Fill in your domain name (eg. www.yourdomain.com) in the "Host Address:" field. If your domain name does not resolve yet, you must put in the IP address we assigned you (check your welcome email from us for your IP address).

Click "Next>"

Step 5. You will then be presented with a screen that looks like this:

In the "User Id:" field, enter the user name for the account (contained in your welcome email from us).
In the "Password:" field enter the password for the account (from the welcome email).
Leave the "Account" field empty.
Click "Finish"

Step 6. You will then be presented with a screen that looks like this:

Double click on the icon that has the same name as the one you just created

You will then be presented with a screen that looks like this:

Step 7. Double click on "mainwebsite_html" to enter the folder that you should be uploading your website into.
On the left hand side window you can browse your own harddrive for the files that make up your website. You can drag and drop the files into the right hand side window

If you followed all the steps correctly, your site is now on the Internet!

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