How to Upload Files to Your Website

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There are two ways to upload files.  Always remember to upload files to your public_html directory.
 
There are two ways to upload files.  Always remember to upload files to your public_html directory.
  
 
 
 
== cPanel File Manager ==  
 
== cPanel File Manager ==  
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To use cPanel's File Manager first login to [[cPanel]] the find the link marked "File Manager", then once it is open navigate to the folder that you want to upload to and click the upload button. This are pretty straightforward after that.
  
To use cPanel's File Manager first login to [[cPanel]] the find the link marked "File Manager", then once it is open navigate to the folder that you want to upload to and click the upload button.
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[[File:CPanel_Files_Section.JPG|thumb|300px|Files Section in cPanel]]
  
  
 
== FTP ==
 
== FTP ==
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To use FTP you need a FTP client (Filezilla works but you must disable the option for multiple connections otherwise the firewall may block you.)
  
To use FTP you need a FTP client (Filezilla is recommended but you must disable multiple connection otherwise the firewall may block you.) Once you have your FTP client use the following details to login:
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{{:FTP Details}}
 
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URL: ftp.yourdomain.com
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Username: Your cPanel Username
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Password: Your cPanel Password
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Port: 21
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[[Category:Tutorials]]
 
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Latest revision as of 13:24, 21 July 2012

There are two ways to upload files. Always remember to upload files to your public_html directory.

[edit] cPanel File Manager

To use cPanel's File Manager first login to cPanel the find the link marked "File Manager", then once it is open navigate to the folder that you want to upload to and click the upload button. This are pretty straightforward after that.

Files Section in cPanel


[edit] FTP

To use FTP you need a FTP client (Filezilla works but you must disable the option for multiple connections otherwise the firewall may block you.)

The FTP details you need for your FTP client are:

  • Host: your account's primary (main) domain
  • Port: 21
  • User: your cPanel user name
  • Password: your cPanel password

* x10hosting does not endorce or recommend a specific FTP client. The clients explained and pictured in this article are merely provided as example.

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