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Using FTP Programs to Upload a Personal Web Page



NOTE: Due to hardware problems, Quad-Cities OnlineŽ has new software to use for personal web pages. There are several changes from the previous instructions, so please read thoroughly.

There are many options of FTP applications that you can use to create a personal web page. Two of the more common Windows based applications (available on our EZ-Internet CD or at the bottom of our Upload Page ) are CuteFTP and WS-FTP . Below are some brief instructions on how to set up and upload using these FTP clients. If you have questions or use an application not covered here, please refer to your FTP program's Help Files. Our technical support staff is not equipped to answer questions on FTP or FTP applications, only on the settings. It is assumed that the the customer will have spent some time learning HTML and FTP information before attempting a personal web site.

Before uploading a page, make sure to upload and save all files as lower case. The new page server is case sensitive and entering upper case or lower case letters will make a difference.

Uploading a Personal Web Site with WS-FTP

Open WS-FTP and a Session Properties box should appear. Select New from the list.

Profile Name should say qconline
Host Name must say users.qconline.com
Host Type should say Auto Detect
User-ID is the username of the QCO account
Password is the account password

Under the Start Up tab, select Initial Remote Host Directory and enter /web in the blank.

Hit Apply and OK to log in.

To transfer files, select from the Left side of the screen the file you wish to upload. Click the arrow to transfer the file to the right side of the screen.

Uploading a Personal Web Site with CuteFTP

Click on FTP and Site Manager to open the FTP settings.
On the right side of the Site Manger, Click Add Site
Under Edit Host, enter the following:

Site Label is QCO
Host Address is users.qconline.com
User-ID is the customers user name
Password is the customer password
Login Type is normal
Transfer Type and Host Type are both Auto Detect
Initial Remote Directory is /web
Leave all other blanks as they are.

Click OK to go back to the site manager and click Connect to log on. Use Commands from the toolbar to upload/download files.

Note: There is a limit of 2 FTP sites you can enter in CuteFTP




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